Epigram 7.128

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Codex Palatinus 23 p. 225


Ἡράκλειτος ἐγώ: τί μ᾽ ἄνω κάτω ἕλκετ᾽ ἄμουσοι;
οὐχ ὑμῖν ἐπόνουν, τοῖς δ᾽ ἔμ᾽ ἐπισταμένοις.
εἷς ἐμοὶ ἄνθρωπος τρισμύριοι, οἱ δ᾽ ἀνάριθμοι
οὐδείς. ταῦτ᾽ αὐδῶ καὶ παρὰ Περσεφόνῃ.

— Paton edition

Sono Eraclito: perché su e giù mi tirate, profani?
Per chi m'intende scrissi, e non per voi.
Vale uno solo tremila, né conta un'innumere folla
per me. L'affermo anche qui, da Persèfone.

- Edizione Pontani




Ἡράκλειτος ἐγώ : τί μ ἄνω κάτω ἕλκετ ἄμουσοι ;
οὐχ ὑμῖν ἐπόνουν , τοῖς δ ἔμ ἐπισταμένοις .
εἷς ἐμοὶ ἄνθρωπος τρισμύριοι , οἱ δ ἀνάριθμοι
οὐδείς . ταῦτ αὐδῶ καὶ παρὰ Περσεφόνῃ .

I am Heraclitus . Why do you pull me this way
and that , you illiterate ? I did not work for you , but
for those who understand me . One man for me is
equivalent to thirty thousand and countless men are
but as nobody . This I proclaim even in the house of
Persephone .

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