Epigram 11.129

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ποιητὴς ἐλθὼν εἰς Ἴσθμια πρὸς τὸν ἀγῶνα,
εὑρὼν ποιητάς, εἶπε παρίσθμι᾽ ἔχειν.
μέλλει δ᾽ ἐξορμᾶν εἰς Πύθια: κἂν πάλιν εὕρῃ,
εἰπεῖν οὐ δύναται, καὶ παραπύθι᾽ ἔχω.

— Paton edition

A poet coming to the Isthmian games to the
contest, when he found other poets there said he had paristhmia (mumps). He is going to start off for the Pythian games, and if he finds poets there again he can’t say he has parapythia as well.

— Paton edition

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