Type 3609
(formerly typ/1711)

Τὸ τῆς δίκης πῦρ ἐνορῶν πρὸ τῆς δίκης,
λόγοις, δικαστὰ, μὴ προληφθῇς τὴν φρένα.
Πῦρ γὰρ πέφυκε τῶν λόγων ἡ λαμπρότης,
τοὺς τὴν δίκην κλέπτοντας ἐκδίκως φλέγον.
Title(s) Εἰς κριτήν
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
Andreas Libadenos (14th c.) - VGH: 28.A - PLP: VI.14864 (chartophylax)
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Tag(s) Reference to content of the book
Translation(s) In judicem.
Justitiae ignem intuens, ante judicium,
ne verbis, judex, praeoccupetur mens tua;
Ignis enim natura-est verborum splendor,
qui justitiam furantes juste adurit.
Language
Latin
Source(s)
E. Cougny, 1890, Epigrammatum Anthologia Palatina cum Planudeis et Appendice nova epigrammatum veterum ex libris et marmoribus ductorum (vol. 3), Paris: 421
Comment = Anth. Gr. Append. IV.114
Bibliography
Number of verses 4
Occurrence(s) [19533] τὸ τ(ῆς) δίκης πῦρ ἐνορῶν πρὸ τ(ῆς) δίκης [15th c.]
FLORENCE - Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana (BML) - Plut. 89. Sup. 85 [15th c.] (f. 3v)
(4 verses)
Acknowledgements
Contributor(s)
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 789: "Andreas Libadenus, In iudicem"
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