Type 2965
(formerly typ/1066)

Ὡς ἡδὺ τοῖς πλέουσιν εὔδιος λιμήν,
οὕτως καὶ τοῖς γράφουσιν ὁ ὕστατος στίχος.
Text source A. McCollum 2015, The Rejoicing Sailor and the Rotting Hand: Two Formulas in Syriac and Arabic Colophons, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies, 18, 67-93: 73
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Tag(s)
Translation(s) As a calm harbor is pleasant to those who sail,
So, too, is the last line to those who write.
Language
English
Source(s)
A. McCollum 2015, The Rejoicing Sailor and the Rotting Hand: Two Formulas in Syriac and Arabic Colophons, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies, 18, 67-93: 73
Bibliography
Number of verses 2
Occurrence(s)
Related type(s) [2646] Ὥσπερ τοῖς πλέουσιν ἡδὺς ὁ λιμήν (2 verses)
Acknowledgements
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 900: "Librarii nota in fine laboris"
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Last modified: 2022-04-11.