Epigram 9.778

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On a Tapestry

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γαῖαν τὴν φερέκαρπον ὅσην ἔζωσε περίχθων
ὠκεανὸς μεγάλῳ Καίσαρι πειθομένην,
καὶ γλαυκήν με θάλασσαν ἀπηκριβώσατο Καρπὼ
κερκίσιν ἱστοπόνοις πάντ᾽ ἀπομαξαμένη:

Καίσαρι δ᾽ † ακείνου χάρις ἤλθομεν ἦν γὰρ ἀνάσσης
δῶρα φέρειν τὰ θεοῖς καὶ πρὶν ὀφειλόμενα.

— Paton edition

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Paton Edition: 2 i.e. to the emperors. The corrupt word in I. 5 (or possibly καρ -irbi in 1. 3, where καρπω is a conjecture) conceals the clue to the identity of the queen. She was probably Oriental.

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