Epigram 9.452

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What Philomela would say to her Sister Procne

Codex Palatinus 23, p.436

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χαῖρε, Πρόκνη, παρὰ σεῖο κασιγνήτης Φιλομήλης,
χαίρειν εἰ τόδε γ᾽ ἔστιν ἐμοῦ δέ σοι ἄλγεα θυμοῦ
πέπλος ἀπαγγείλειε, τά μοι λυγρὸς ὤπασε Τηρεύς,
ὃς μ᾽ ἕρξας βαρύποτμον ἐν ἕρκεσι μηλονομήων,

πρῶτον παρθενίης, μετέπειτα δ᾽ ἐνόσφισε φωνῆς.

— Paton edition

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Scholia

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Paton Edition: 1 She wove a robe and told her story to her sister by the voice of the nepnis or weaving-comb.

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