Type 7005
(formerly typ/4917)

Αἰαγμάτων ἄξιος Αἴας τυγχάνει·
σκότῳ γὰρ ὄντως ἐκμελανθεὶς τὰς φρένας
ἑαυτὸν ἀπέσφαξεν Ἕκτορος ξίφει.
Text source M. Tomadaki, E. 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: 211-212
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s)
Tag(s) Reference to content of the book
Translation(s) Ajax deserves to be lamented; with his mind
indeed obscured by darkness, he slew
himself with Hector’s sword.
Language
English
Source(s)
M. Tomadaki, E. 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: 211
Bibliography
Number of verses 3
Occurrence(s) [24496] αἰαγμάτων ἄξιος αἴας τυγχάνει [1401-1450]
VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Vat. gr. 2221 [15th c.] (f. 61v)
(3 verses)
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