Occurrence 25849
(formerly occ/9884)

Type(s) [1955] Ἔσπευσαν ἄλλοι χρυσὸν εὑρεῖν ἐν βίῳ (12 verses)
Text source DBBE (Inspection of a reproduction of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 14th c.
Manuscript PARIS - Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) - suppl. gr. 1263 [14th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 291v
Palaeographical information These two verses are visually separated from the preceding 10-verse epigram, which usually counts 12 verses, inc. 'Ἔσπευσαν ἄλλοι χρυσὸν εὑρεῖν ἐν βίῳ'. The verses of this occurrence (especially the last one) bear similarity to the final verses of that 12-verse epigram.
Contextual information The epigram is the second in a series of four epigrams at the end of the manuscript.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Comment The meter of the second verse is faulty - there are fourteen instead of twelve syllables.
Image source(s) https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b11004069s/f298.item
Number of verses 2
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