Occurrence 19740
(formerly occ/3289)

ὀργισθεὶς μέμνησο λέοντος ὅπως χολωθεὶς λίαν
ἐς πεπτωκότες οἱ θήρες εὐζητε λήγει.
Type(s) [3807] Ὀργισθεὶς μέμνησο λέοντος ὅπως χολωθεὶς λίαν (2 verses)
Text source K. De Meyier, 1955, Codices vossiani graeci et miscellanei, Leiden: 42
Text status Text completely known
Date 1451-1500
Manuscript LEIDEN - Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit - Voss. gr. F° 38 [1451-1500]
Place in Manuscript f. 121v
Palaeographical information Written by a later hand.
Metre(s) Elegiacs
Genre(s) Reader-related epigram
Comment A Latin translation above this epigram in elegiacs supports the definition of this fragment as written in elegiacs, although the metre of the Greek epigram is faulty. The Latin translation runs thus:
'Iratus recolas q(uod) nobilis ira leonis
in s(ibi) prostratos deneat e(ss)e fera(m)'.
Number of verses 2
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