Epigram 11.136

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Codex Palatinus 23 p. 527

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οὐχ οὕτω κακοεργὸν ἐχαλκεύσαντο μάχαιραν
ἄνθρωποι, διὰ τὰς ἐξαπίνης ἐνέδρας,
οἷον ἀκήρυκτον, Καλλίστρατε, καὶ σὺ προσελθὼν
ποιεῖς μοι φονικῶν ἑξαμέτρων πόλεμον.

σάλπιγξον ταχέως ἀνακλητικὸν εἰς ἀνοχὰς γὰρ
καὶ Πρίαμος κλαύσας % ἡμερίων ἔτυχεν.

— Paton edition

No sword so maleficent was ever forged by man for sudden treacherous attack as is the undeclared war of murderous hexameters, Callistratus, that you come to wage with me. Sound the retreat on the bugle at once, for even Priam by his tears gained his foes’ consent (?) to an armistice .

— Paton edition

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[2022-01-17 14:29] Epigram 11.136: Creation of Scholium 11.136.1 by “maximeguénette

[2022-01-17 14:29] Epigram 11.136: Addition of Manuscript 6372 by “maximeguénette

[2021-11-21 22:04] Epigram 11.136: First revision

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