Type 5255
(formerly typ/3298)

ὥσπερ ξένοι χαίρουνται ἰδεῖν πατρίδα
καὶ οἱ θαλαττεύοντες ἰδεῖν λιμένα,
οὕτω καὶ οἱ γράφοντες ἰδεῖν τὸ τέλος βιβλίου
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
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Antonios Synkritikos (15th c.)
Metre(s) Mixture
Tag(s) Completion of the book
Translation(s) Like travellers rejoice upon seeing their homeland,
and sailors upon seeing the harbour,
so too do scribes upon seeing the end of the book.
Language: English
DBBE (last accessed: 2021-11-13).
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Number of verses 3
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