Type 2707
(formerly typ/816)

Γίνωσκε τιμιώτερον τῆς ἀρετῆς οὐκ ἔνι
τὸ κάλλος γὰρ ἠχρείωσεν ἡ νόσος καὶ τὸ γῆρας
ἡ δ᾽ ἀρετὴ ὡς ἂν γηρᾷ γίνεται λαμπροτέρα
καὶ κέρδος ἔχει ἀδιάδοχον τὴν ἄνω βασιλείαν.
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Reader-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
Spaneas (1100-1200)
Metre(s) Decapentasyllable
Tag(s) (Spiritual) advice to the reader
Bibliography
Number of verses 4
Occurrence(s) [18345] Γίνωσκε τιμιώτερον τῆς ἀρετῆς οὐκ ἔνι
ATHENS - Ethnike Bibliotheke tes Hellados 2468 (f. 2r)
(4 verses)
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 120: "Spaneas (fragm. de virtute)"
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Last modified: 2019-05-16.