Epigram 11.176

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τὸν πτανὸν Ἑρμᾶν, τὸν θεῶν ὑπηρέταν,
τὸν Ἀρκάδων ἄνακτα, τὸν βοηλάταν,
ἑστῶτα τῶνδε γυμνασίων ἐπίσκοπον,
ὁ νυκτικλέπτας Αὖλος εἶπε βαστάσας:


πολλοὶ μαθηταὶ κρείσσονες διδασκάλων.

— Paton edition

As he carried off the winged Hermes, the servant of the gods, the Lord of the Arcadians, the cattle-raider, who stood here as curator of this gymnasium, Aulus the night-thief said, “Many pupils are cleverer than their teachers.”

— Paton edition

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