Epigram 7.135

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Codex Palatinus 23 p. 226


Θεσσαλὸς Ἱπποκράτης, Κῷος γένος, ἐνθάδε κεῖται,
Φοίβου ἀπὸ ῥίζης ἀθανάτου γεγαώς.

πλεῖστα τρόπαια νόσων στήσας ὅπλοις Ὑγιείης,
δόξαν ἑλὼν πολλῶν οὐ τύχᾳ, ἀλλὰ τέχνᾳ.

— Paton edition

Tessalo Ippocrate fu, che qui giace. Nativo di Coo,
della stirpe immortale fu di Febo;
molti trofei sopra i morbi levando con l'armi d'Igea,
ebbe per arte, e non per sorte, gloria

— Pontani, Filippo Maria (1978-81) (ed.): Antologia Palatina, 4 vols., Torino.



Θεσσαλὸς Ἱπποκράτης , Κῷος γένος , ἐνθάδε κεῖται ,
Φοίβου ἀπὸ ῥίζης ἀθανάτου γεγαώς .

πλεῖστα τρόπαια νόσων στήσας ὅπλοις Ὑγιείης ,
δόξαν ἑλὼν πολλῶν οὐ τύχᾳ , ἀλλὰ τέχνᾳ .

Here lies Thessalian Hippocrates , by descent a
Coan , sprung from the immortal stock of Phoebus .
Armed by Health he gained many victories over
Disease , and won great glory not by chance , but by
science .

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