Epigram 9.545

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With a copy of Callimachus' Hecale

Codex Palatinus 23, p.449

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Καλλιμάχου τὸ τορευτὸν ἔπος τόδε: δὴ γὰρ ἐπ᾽ αὐτῷ
ὡνὴρ τοὺς Μουσέων πάντας ἔσεισε κάλους.
ἀείδει δ᾽ Ἑκάλης τε φιλοξείνοιο καλιὴν
καὶ Θησεῖ Μαραθὼν οὓς ἐπέθηκε πόνους,

τοῦ σοὶ καὶ νεαρὸν χειρῶν σθένος εἴη ἀρέσθαι,
Μάρκελλε, κλεινοῦ τ᾽ αἶνον ἴσον βιότου.

— Paton edition

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Paton Edition notes on Description: Hecale was an old woman who entertained Theseus at Marathon when he went to combat the Marathonian bull.

1 The nephew of Augustus, whose early death Virgil bewails.

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