Type 4625
(formerly typ/2709)

Ἄστρα μὲν ἠμαύρωσε καὶ ἱερὰ κύκλα σελήνης
ἄξονα δινήσας ἔμπυρος ἠέλιος·
ὑμνοπόλους δ’ ἀγεληδὸν ἀπημάλδυνεν Ὅμηρος
λαμπρότατον Μουσῶν φέγγος ἀνασχόμενος.
Title(s) In Homerum
Text source F. Maltomini 2015, Una silloge di epigrammi su Omero (e alcuni inediti bizantini), Materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici, 75, 151-175: 169-170
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
Leonidas of Tarentum (320 BC-260 BC)
Metre(s) Elegiacs
Subject(s)
Tag(s) Praise of the author
Translation(s)
Comment In ms. Ambr. C 4 sup., the epigram is ascribed to Lucian.
Bibliography
Number of verses 4
Occurrence(s)
Acknowledgements
Identification Anthologia Graeca, IX.24
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