Epigram 7.163

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Codex Palatinus 23 p. 230

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α. τίς τίνος εὖσα, γύναι, Παρίην ὑπὸ κίονα κεῖσαι;

β. Πρηξὼ Καλλιτέλευς. α. καὶ ποδαπή; β. Σαμίη.

α. τίς δέ σε καὶ κτερέιξε; β. Θεόκριτος, ᾧ με γονῆες
ἐξέδοσαν. α. θνῄσκεις δ᾽ ἐκ τίνος ; β. ἐκ τοκετοῦ.


α. εὖσα πόσων ἐτέων ; β. δύο κεἴκοσιν. α. ἦ ῥὰ γ᾽ ἄτεκνος ;

β. οὔκ, ἀλλὰ τριετῆ Καλλιτέλην ἔλιπον.

α. Ζώοι σοι κεῖνός γε, καὶ ἐς βαθὺ γῆρας ἵκοιτο.

β. καὶ σοί, ξεῖνε, πόροι πάντα Τύχη τὰ καλά.

— Paton edition

A. " Who are you, who is your father, lady lying
under the column of Parian marble ? "
B. " Praxo, daughter of Calliteles."
A. " And your country ? "
B. " Samos. "
A. " Who laid you to rest ?"
B. " Theocritus to whom my parents gave me in marriage."
A. " And how did you die ?"
B. " In childbirth. "
A. " How old ?"
B. " Twenty-two. "
A. " Childless then ? "
B. " No ! I left behind my three year old Calliteles. "
A. " May he live and reach a ripe old age. "
B. "And to you, stranger, may Fortune give all good things. "

— Paton edition

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α . τίς τίνος εὖσα , γύναι , Παρίην ὑπὸ κίονα κεῖσαι ;

β . Πρηξὼ Καλλιτέλευς . α . καὶ ποδαπή ; β . Σαμίη .

α . τίς δέ σε καὶ κτερέιξε ; β . Θεόκριτος , με γονῆες
ἐξέδοσαν . α . θνῄσκεις δ ἐκ τίνος ; β . ἐκ τοκετοῦ .


α . εὖσα πόσων ἐτέων ; β . δύο κεἴκοσιν . α . ῥὰ γ ἄτεκνος ;

β . οὔκ , ἀλλὰ τριετῆ Καλλιτέλην ἔλιπον .

α . Ζώοι σοι κεῖνός γε , καὶ ἐς βαθὺ γῆρας ἵκοιτο .

β . καὶ σοί , ξεῖνε , πόροι πάντα Τύχη τὰ καλά .

A . " Who are you , who your father , lady lying
under the column of Parian marble ? "
B . " Praxo , daughter of Calliteles . "
A . " And your country ? "
B . " Samos . "
A . " Who laid you to rest ? "
B . " Theocritus to whom my parents gave me in marriage . "
A . " And how did you die ? "
B . " In childbirth . "
A . " How old ? "
B . " Twenty - two . "
A . " Childless then ? "
B . " No ! I left behind my three year old Calliteles . "
A . " May he live and reach a ripe old age . "
B . " And to you , stranger , may Fortune give all good things . "

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