Type 6949
(formerly typ/4856)

Ἐλθὼν Ὀρέστης εἰς πόλιν Μυκηνίδα,
σὺν τῷ τροφεῖ γέροντι καὶ τῷ Πυλάδῃ,
κτείνει τὸν αὐτόχειρα πατρώου φόνου
καὶ τὴν συνεργὸν τῆς σφαγῆς τοῦ συμβίου.
Title(s) In fine Sophoclis Electrae
Text source M. Tomadaki, Emilie M. van Opstall 2019, The Tragedians from a Byzantine Perspective: Book Epigrams on Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, Medioevo Greco. Rivista di storia e filologia bizantina. (MEG), 19, 193-220: 207
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s)
Tag(s) Reference to content of the book
Translation(s) When Orestes came to the city of Mycenae
together with his old attendant and Pylades,
he slew his father's murderer
and the accomplice in the slaughter of her husband.

Language: English
M. Tomadaki, Emilie M. van Opstall 2019, The Tragedians from a Byzantine Perspective: Book Epigrams on Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, Medioevo Greco. Rivista di storia e filologia bizantina. (MEG), 19, 193-220: 207
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Number of verses 4
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Last modified: 2020-08-26.