Epigram 11.164

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εἶπεν ἐληλυθέναι τὸ πεπρωμένον, αὐτὸς ἑαυτοῦ
τὴν γένεσιν διαθεὶς Αὖλος ὁ ἀστρολόγος,
καὶ ζήσειν ὥρας ἔτι τέσσαρας: ὡς δὲ παρῆλθεν
εἰς πέμπτην, καὶ ζῆν εἰδότα μηδὲν ἔδει,
αἰσχυνθεὶς Πετόσιριν ἀπήγξατο: καὶ μετέωρος
θνῄσκει μέν, θνῄσκει δ᾽ οὐδὲν ἐπιστάμενος.

— Paton edition

Aulus the astrologer, after making out his own nativity, said that the fatal hour had come and that he had still four hours to live. When it reached the fifth hour and he had to go on living convicted of ignorance, he grew ashamed of Petosiris and hanged himself, and there up in the air he is dying, but he is dying ignorant.

— Paton edition

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