Type 6383
(formerly typ/4343)

Ἄκοσμα ταῦτα τοῦ Κομητᾶ πάντ’ ἔπη.
Κομητά, Θερσίτης μὲν ἦσθα. Πῶς δέ γε
Ἀχιλλέως πρόσωπον εἰσέδυς, τάλαν;
ἄπαγε ταῦτα τῆς ἀμούσου καρδίας
καὶ βάλλε γ’ ἐς κόρακας ἢ κύφων ὕπερ
τὰ κοπρίας γέμοντα σαθρίαν ἔπη.
Text source K. Demoen 2019, Epigrams on Authors and Books as Text and Paratext, in M. Kanellou, C. Carey, I. Petrovic (eds.), Greek Epigram from the Hellenistic to the Early Byzantine Era, Oxford, 66-84: 79
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Konstantinos Rhodios (10th c.) - PMBZ: 25973: "Personenkennziffer: 23819"
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Comment Scriba J (Konstantinos Rhodios) wrote this down next to AP XV.40.

Dübner (1888: 526) and Demoen (2019: 79) consider the poem as two epigrams. In their view, the first verse is a monostich followed by a subsequent poem of five verses.
Number of verses 6
Occurrence(s) [24524] ἄκοσμα ταῦτα τοῦ κομητᾶ πάντ’ ἔπη [10th c.]
PARIS - Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) - suppl. gr. 384 [10th c.] (f. 46r -- (alt.) p. 705)
(6 verses)

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