Type 6215
(formerly typ/4194)

Σπόγγος πέφυκε τῶν νέων ἡ καρδία,
ἀρδευομένη τὴν θάλασσαν πιαίνει.
Title(s) Versus in cor iuvenum in margine inseriti
Text source C. Astruc, C. Belon, M. Concasty, C. Förstel, 2003, Catalogue des manuscrits grecs. Supplément grec numéros 1 à 150, Paris: 341-342
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Reader-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Critical Notes 1 πέφυκε ] πέφηκαὶ Astruc et al.
2 ἀρδευομένη ] ἀρδευομένι Astruc et al.
Translation(s) The heart of the young is born as a sponge,
watering the sea, it grows.
Language
English
Translator(s)
Nina Vanhoutte
Comment Text of Astruc et al. (2003: 341-342) modified by DBBE.
Bibliography
Number of verses 2
Occurrence(s) [23778] σπὅγγος πέφηκαὶ τῶν νέων η καρδία [14th c.]
PARIS - Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) - suppl. gr. 147 [14th c.] (f. 109r)
(2 verses)
Acknowledgements
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