Type 5874
(formerly typ/3898)

Καλὸν πένης μὲν χρημάτων ἀλλ’ οὐ λόγου·
εἰ γὰρ λόγοις πλούσιος εἶ καὶ χρημάτων·
καὶ γὰρ λόγοι γεννῶσι πλοῦτον τὸν μέγαν·
πτώχευε λοιπὸν χρήμασι καὶ μὴ λόγοις
ὅπως γένῃ πλούσιος ἐξ αὐτῶν φίλε·
τῶν ἀρετῶν γὰρ ἀναφαίρετον κάλλος
ὅπως ἔση πλούσιος ἀμφοῖν μοι ξένε.
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Reader-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Tag(s) Address to the reader
Number of verses 7
Occurrence(s) [25444] Καλὸν πένης μὲν χρημάτων ἀλλ’ οὐ λόγου [14th c.]
ATHOS - Mone Megistes Lauras Γ 77 (Eustratiades 453) [14th c.] (f. 356r)
(7 verses)

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