Epigram 9.63

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Codex Palatinus 23, p. 367

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Λυδὴ καὶ γένος εἰμὶ καὶ οὔνομα: τῶν δ᾽ ἀπὸ Κόδρου
σεμνοτέρη πασῶν εἰμι δι᾽ Ἀντίμαχον.
τίς γὰρ ἔμ᾽ οὐκ ἤεισε; τίς οὐκ ἀνελέξατο Λύδην,
τὸ ξυνὸν Μουσῶν γράμμα καὶ Ἀντιμάχου;

— Paton edition

莱德是我的名字,我是吕底亚人,而安提玛科斯使我比柯德鲁斯的任何后裔都更加高贵。谁没有歌颂过我,谁没有读过莱德,缪斯和安提马科斯的合著?

— Edition Jie Han

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#1

Lyde was the mistress of Antimachus, one of whose most celebrated poems was an elegy on her.

#2

'Descendant of Codrus': i.e. those of the most noble lineage.

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