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Callimachus

Erigrammatum Fragmenta

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αὐτὸς ὁ Μῶμος ἔγραφεν ἐν τοίχοις “ὁ Κρόνος ἐστὶ σοφός.” ἠνίδε κοἰ κόρακες τεγέων ἔπι “κοῖα συνῆπται” κρώζουσιν καὶ “κῶς αὖθι γενησόμεθα.”

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θεὸς δέ οἱ ἱερὸς ὕκης

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Λύδη καὶ παχὺ γράμμα καὶ οὐ τορόν

  • 2σοφός cod.: καλός v.l.
  • 3κου codd.: κοἰ Wil.: καὶ Fabricius.
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Fragments of Epigrams

Fragments of Epigrams

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Momosa himself used to write on the wallsb: “Cronosc is wise.” Look, even the crows on the roofsd croak: “what (different) things are joined together?”e and “how shall we be hereafter?”f

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. . . the sacred hykesa (was?) a god to him.

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. . . the Lydea (is) a fat and inelegant book.

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.callimachus-fragments_epigrams.1973