Epigram 6.94

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Codex Palatinus 23 p. 158

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Ἀραξόχειρα ταῦτά σοι τὰ τύμπανα,
καὶ κύμβαλ᾽ ὀξύδουπα κοιλοχείλεα,
διδύμους τε λωτοὺς κεροβόας, ἐφ᾽ οἷς ποτε
ἐπωλόλυξεν αὐχένα στροβιλίσας,

λυσιφλεβῆ τε σάγαριν ἀμφιθηγέα,
λεοντόδιφρε, σοί, Ῥέη, Κλυτοσθένης
ἔθηκε, λυσσητῆρα γηράσας πόδα.

— Paton edition

Clytosthenes, his feet that raced in fury now enfeebled by age, dedicates to thee, Rhea of the lion-car, his tambourines beaten by the hand, his shrill hollow-rimmed cymbals, his double-flute that calls through its horn, on which he once made shrieking music, twisting his neck about, and the two-edged knife with which he opened his veins.

— Paton edition

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[2021-12-04 14:49] Epigram 6.94: Association of trimètre iambique (149) by “mathildevrst

[2021-12-04 14:49] Epigram 6.94: Removal of distique élégiaque (1) by “mathildevrst

[2021-11-22 17:07] Epigram 6.94: Association of Validé par Maxime (155) by “maximeguénette

[2021-11-22 17:06] Epigram 6.94: Association of Rhea (509) by “maximeguénette

[2021-11-22 17:06] Epigram 6.94: Association of dedicatory (186) by “maximeguénette

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