Type 3817
(formerly typ/1920)

Πληροῖ κατάρας πατρικὰς πεπρωμένη
αἵματι κληρώσασα Λαΐου δόμον
τοῖς πατραδέλφοις συγγόνοις Λαβδακίδαις,
οἷς οἶκος Ἅιδης, Ἀχέρων, Λίμνη, Χάρων
καὶ τὸ στυγητὸν τῆς Στυγὸς σκηπτὸν νᾶμα,
κτανθεῖσι καὶ κτείνασιν ἀλλήλους ξίφει.
Text source O. Smith, 1982, Scholia Graeca in Aeschylum quae exstant omnia. Scholia in Septem adversus Thebas continens (vol. 2), Leipzig: 8-9
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
John Tzetzes (12th c.) - PBW: Ioannes/459/
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Translation(s) implet imprecationes paternas fatum
quod cruenta-hereditate adscripsit Laii domum
istis patris-fratribus germanis Labdacidis,
quibus domicilium Dis, Acheron, Palus, Charon,
et odiosum Stygis ruens fluentum,
et qui occisi sunt et qui se occiderunt invicem gladio.
E. Cougny, 1890, Epigrammatum Anthologia Palatina cum Planudeis et Appendice nova epigrammatum veterum ex libris et marmoribus ductorum (vol. 3), Paris: 323
Comment = Anth. Gr. Append. III.196, vv. 4-9
Text of Smith (1982: 8-9) modified by DBBE.

Vassis considers these verses to be part of a nine-verse epigram (inc. Ζητεῖς, θεατά, τίνες οὗτοι οἱ δύο).
Number of verses 6
Related type(s) [3441] Ζητεῖς, θεατά, τίνες οὗτοι οἱ δύο (3 verses) (Same cycle)

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Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 284: "Ioann. Tzetzes*, In Aeschyli Septem adversus Thebas"
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Last modified: 2021-01-21.