Type 4100
(formerly typ/2194)

Καὶ βάτραχοι φωνοῦσιν, ἀλλ’ ἐκ τελμάτων·
καὶ κύνες ὑλακτοῦσιν, ἀλλὰ μακρόθεν·
καὶ κάνθαροι παίζουσιν, ἀλλ’ ἐν κοπρίαις.
οὐκοῦν τί καινὸν εἰ λαλοῦσι καὶ λίθοι,
μικρὸν παραλλάττοντες ἀνδρῶν βατράχων;
Title(s) Πρὸς τινὰ λοίδορον
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
Michael Psellos (1018-1081) - PBW: Michael/61/
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Tag(s) Polemic
Comment 1 φανοῦσιν | φωνοῦσιν Ambr. L 73 sup. f. VIIv
Bibliography
Number of verses 5
Occurrence(s)
Acknowledgements
Contributor(s)
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 373: "In maledicum insensatum"
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