Type 5328
(formerly typ/3372)

Τὸν ὅρκον, ὡς πῦρ καὶ τεθηγμένον ξίφος,
ἄνθρωπε, φεῦγε, μὴ μάχαιρα τῆς δίκης
στίλβουσα καὶ τέμνουσα ῥομφαίας πλέον
σφάξῃ, φαγῇ σὲ μέχρις αὐτῶν ὀστέων,
καὶ τὸ φλέγον φλέξῃ σε πῦρ αἰωνίως.
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Reader-related epigram
Eustathios of Ikonion < Turkey - PBW: Eustathios/103/ - RGK: - VGH: - PBE: - PLP: - PMBZ:
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Tag(s) (Spiritual) advice to the reader
Translation(s) Juramentum, ut ignem et acutum ensem,
homo, fuge, ne gladius justitiae
fulgens et caedens rhomphaea vehementius,
trucidet, voretque te usque ipsa ad ossa,
et comburat te urens ignis in aeternum.
E. Cougny, 1890, Epigrammatum Anthologia Palatina cum Planudeis et Appendice nova epigrammatum veterum ex libris et marmoribus ductorum (vol. 3), Paris: 422
Comment = Anth. Gr. Append. IV.116δ
Number of verses 5
Occurrence(s) [22189] τὸν ὅρκον, ὡς πῦρ καὶ τεθηγμένον, ξίφος [12th-15th c.]
FLORENCE - Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana (BML) - Plut. 70, Cod. 20 [11th c.] (f. 1r)
(5 verses)

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Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 780: "Eustathius Iconiensis, Versus paraenetici"
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Last modified: 2019-06-16.