Ariphron, Fragment

LCL 144: 134-135

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Paean

813 Athen. 15. 701f–702b (iii 559s. Kaibel)

τὸν εἰς τὴν Ὑγίειαν παιᾶνα ᾄσας τὸν ποιηθέντα ὑπὸ Ἀρίφρονος τοῦ Σικυωνίου τόνδε·

Ὑγίεια βροτοῖσι πρεσβίστα μακάρων, μετὰ σεῦ ναίοιμι τὸ λειπόμενον βιοτᾶς, σὺ δέ μοι πρόφρων ξυνείης·

cf.I.G.2 ii 4533 (lapis Cass.), iv 1. 132 (lapis Epidaur.), cod. Ottob. gr. 59 ii fol. 31v, Plut. virt. mor. 10, de frat. am. 2, Luc. de lapsu 6 (τὸ γνωριμώτατον ἐκεῖνο καὶ πᾶσι διὰ στόματος), Max. Tyr. 7. 1a, Sext. Emp. adv. math. 11. 49, Stob. 4. 27. 9

1 βροτοῖσι Cass., Ottob., Epidaur.: om. Athen., Luc., Max. σεῦ Epidaur., Luc.: σοῦ Cass., Ottob., Athen., Max. 2 βιοτᾶς Athen., Luc., Max.: βίου Cass., βὶ Ottob. ξυνείης Ottob., Epidaur. ut vid.: ζυγείην Cass. σύνοικος εἴης Athen., ξύνοικον ἐλθεῖν in paraphrasi Max.
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Paean to Health

813 Athenaeus, Scholars at Dinner

He sang the paean to Health that was composed by Ariphron of Sicyon, as follows1:

Health, most revered of the blessed ones among mortals, may I dwell with you for what is left of my life, and may you graciously keep company with me:

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.ariphron-fragment.1993