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Fragmenta Poetica

1–13 Fragmenta Certis Carminibus Tributa

1–8 Elegiaca

Δημήτηρ

Test.: Call. fr. 1.9–10 Pf. [= Test. 17]

1 Stobaeus, Flor. 4.40.11 (Περὶ κακοδαιμονίας), v. p. 922 Hense

Φιλήτα Δήμητρος·

νῦν δ᾿ αἰεὶ πέσσω· τὸ δ᾿ ἀέξεται ἄλλο νεωρὲς πῆμα, κακοῦ δ᾿ οὔπω γίνεται ἡσυχίη.

1 αἰεὶ ] ἄλγος Jacobs πτήσσω Bergk

2 Stobaeus, Flor. 4.40.15 (Περὶ κακοδαιμονίας), v. p. 923 Hense

Φιλήτου·

τῷ οἴμοι πολέω γαίης ὕπερ ἠδὲ θαλάσσης ἐκ Διὸς ὡραίων ἐρχομένων ἐτέων.

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Poetic Fragments

Poetic Fragments

1–13 Fragments of Known Location

1–8 Elegiac Fragments

Demeter

Testimonium: cf. Test. 17.

1 Stobaeus

Philitas’ Demeter:

As it is,1 I always suffer; some new sorrow Always arises, and from grief there is no rest.

2 Stobaeus

Philitas:

And so, alas, I traverse land and sea As the annual cycle of seasons comes from Zeus.

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.philitas_cos-poetic_fragments.2010