Type 5324
(formerly typ/3370)

Ἰχθύν, ὕδωρ ἄρτον τε, κηρόν καὶ μέλι
ἄριστον εἰδὼς τοῦ Θεοῦ καὶ δεσπότου,
μὴ κάμνε, μὴ φρόντιζε, μὴ ζήτει πλέον.
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Reader-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
Eustathios of Ikonion < Turkey - PBW: Eustathios/103/
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Tag(s) (Spiritual) advice to the reader
Translation(s) Piscem, aquam panemque, et mel cum cera
prandium esse cum scias Dei et Domini,
ne fatigeris, ne cures, ne plura quaeras.
Language
Latin
Source(s)
E. Cougny, 1890, Epigrammatum Anthologia Palatina cum Planudeis et Appendice nova epigrammatum veterum ex libris et marmoribus ductorum (vol. 3), Paris: 421
Comment = Anth. Gr. Append. IV.116β
Bibliography
Number of verses 3
Occurrence(s) [22187] ἰχθὺν ὕδωρ, ἄρτον τὲ, κηρὸν καὶ μέλι [12th-15th c.]
FLORENCE - Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana (BML) - Plut. 70, Cod. 20 [11th c.] (f. 1r)
(3 verses)
Acknowledgements
Contributor(s)
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 369: "Eustathius Iconiensis, Versus paraenetici"
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Last modified: 2019-06-16.