Type 6966
(formerly typ/4874)

Ζῷόν τι πεζόν· ἀλλὰ νηκτὸν εὑρέθη.
Ἔμψυχον, ἀλλ’ ἄψυχον. Ἔμπνουν, ἀλλ’ ἄπνουν.
Ἕρπον, βαδίζον, καὶ πτεροῖς κεχρημένον.
Ἄκουε καὶ θαύμαζε, καὶ δίδου λύσιν.
Title(s) Αἴνιγμα εἰς πλοῖον, ὡς ἐξ ἑτέρου
Text source P. de Lagarde, 1882, Iohannis Euchaitorum metropolitae quae in codice Vaticano graeco 676 supersunt, Göttingen: 35
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Reader-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
John Mauropous (1001 - 1075-1081) - PBW: Ioannes/289/
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Tag(s)
Translation(s)
Comment = Anth. Gr. Append. VII.41
Bibliography
Number of verses 4
Occurrence(s) [26069] ζῶον τι πεζόν, ἀλλὰ νηκτὸν, εὑρέθη [1401-1425]
MILAN - Biblioteca Ambrosiana H 105 sup. [1401-1425] (f. 36r)
(4 verses)
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Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 289: "Ioann. Mauropus, Aenigma in navigium tamquam ex alio"
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