Type 3890
(formerly typ/1982)

Πέδον τιθηνὸν ἀκρίβου, πεφιλμένε
ἐν διχρόνοις σύνταττε τὴν συνεργίαν,
ὁ χρυσομανὴς μή σε φευγέτω Μίδας,
ἔθνος τε Μηδῶν ἅμα χώρα Μηδία˙
Ἀρραβίαν πρόσγραφε τῇ παραλίᾳ˙
Κωρύκιον λόφον τε παραπλησίως˙
Λάτρευε τῷ πλάσαντι, μὴ κτίσιν σέβου
(...)
Title(s) στίχοι πολιτικοὶ τοῦ Ἡρακλείας/ Τοῦ αὐτοῦ στίχοι ἰαμβικοὶ εἰς τὸ αύτὸ πόνημα
Text status Text partially unknown
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Reader-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
Niketas of Herakleia < Bithynia < Asia Minor < Turkey (episkopos)
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Tag(s) Introduction to the subject
Comment The title refers to στίχοι πολιτικοὶ, the epigram on the other hand consists of dodecasyllables (cf. Barocci 220; CBL 387).

The status of this poem as a book epigram is unsure. An edition of this poem and others by Niketas of Herakleia is in preparation by Nina Vanhoutte.
Bibliography
Number of verses 8
Occurrence(s) [21629] πέδον τιθηνὸν ἀκρίβου, πεφιλμένε
PATMOS - Mone tou Hagiou Ioannou tou Theologou 110 ()
(7 verses)
Acknowledgements
Contributor(s)
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 607: "Nicetas ep. Heracleensis, De re orthographica"
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