Type 4053
(formerly typ/2144)

Ἱπποκράτης φάος ἦν μερόπων καὶ σῴετο λαῶν
ἔθνεα, καὶ νεκύων ἦν σπάνις εἰν Ἀίδῃ.
Title(s) In Hippocratem
Text source H. Beckby, 1965, Anthologia Graeca. IX-XI (vol. 3), München: 40-41
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Nikodemos of Herakleia
Metre(s) Elegiacs
Subject(s) Hippocrates of Kos < Greece (6th c. BC - 5th c. BC)
Tag(s) Praise of the author
Comment The epigram is an ἀναστρέφον: it can be read backwards as well as forwards. The Anthologia Graeca contains more ἀναστρέφοντα by Nikodemos: VI.314-320 and VI.323.
Number of verses 2
Occurrence(s) [25075] Ἱπποκράτης φάος ἦν μερόπ(ων) καὶ σώετ λαῶς [1476-1500]
VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Barb. gr. 272 [1476-1500] (f. 5v)
(2 verses)

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Identification Anthologia Graeca, IX.53
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Last modified: 2020-11-27.