Epigram 9.579

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σχῆμα παλαιοτάτων ἀνδρῶν κηρύκιον ἄθρει,
Θρινακίης οἰκιστὰ Κορίνθιε, ὃς ποτ᾽ ἔπινες
ἀμφιβόητα ῥέεθρα Συρηκοσίης Ἀρεθούσης.

— Paton edition

Look, Corinthian founder of Sicily, who once didst
drink the famous waters of Syracusan Arethusa, upon
the herald's staff as shaped by men of old time.¹

— Paton edition

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Paton Edition: 1 What the connection is between the herald's staff and Syracuse no one has explained.

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