Type 30064

Ἡδὺ μὲν τοῖς ὁδεύουσι τέλος τοῦ δρόμου
ἡδὺ δὲ τοῖς γράφουσι τέλος βιβλίου.
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: 76
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Tag(s)
Translation(s) Pleasant to those who travel is the end of the course,
And pleasant, too, to those who write is the end of a book.
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: 76
Bibliography
Number of verses 2
Occurrence(s) [21554] Ἡδὺ μὲν τοῖς ὁδεύουσι τέλος τοῦ δρόμου [1415]
PARIS - Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) - gr. 571A [1415] (f. 178v)
(9 verses)
Related type(s) [4901] Ἡδὺ μὲν τοῖς ὁδεύουσι τέλος τοῦ δρόμου (9 verses)
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