Type 5645
(formerly typ/3700)

Ὡς τερπνὸν ἄνθος ἐν θεωρίᾳ πέλει,
κρῖνον δὲ πανθαύμαστον εἰς εὐοσμίαν,
οὕτως χαρᾶς πρόσληψις ἔσχατος στίχος.
Text source A. McCollum 2015, The Rejoicing Sailor and the Rotting Hand: Two Formulas in Syriac and Arabic Colophons, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies, 18, 67-93: 75
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Tag(s)
Translation(s) As a flower is delightful in appearance,
And a lily all-marvelous for its aroma,
So the final line is the acquisition of joy.
Language: English
A. McCollum 2015, The Rejoicing Sailor and the Rotting Hand: Two Formulas in Syriac and Arabic Colophons, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies, 18, 67-93: 75
Bibliography
Number of verses 3
Occurrence(s) [17114] ὡς τερπνὸν ἄνθος ἐν θεωρία πέλει
OXFORD - Bodleian Library - Barocci 50 (f. 107v)
(3 verses)
Acknowledgements
Contributor(s)
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 907: "Librarii subscr."
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