Epigram 9.587

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#1

On a Vessel for pouring Hot Water or Wine

Texts

Βάκχῳ καὶ Νύμφαις μέσος ἵσταμαι: ἐν δὲ κυπέλλοις
αἰεὶ τόνδε χέω τὸν παραλειπόμενον.

— Paton edition

I stand between Bacchus and the Nymphs, and
ever pour into the cups that of which there is too
little.¹

— Paton edition

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Keywords

Personnages mythiques, divinités mineures
Divinités

Scholia

Comment

#1

Paton Edition: 1 It stood between the bowl of wine and the jar of water, and was used for filling the cups from both.

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