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Contra los suçios.

TERCETOS.

La Ibis en el nido conosçida
Que con el pico à camara provoca
Su vientre, como quien reçibe ayuda.[1]
Es afrentoso nombre, con que toca
Battiades y Publio ser la vida  [M]
De su enemigo baxa, sucia, y loca.[2]

[Marginalia - link to text]Chalimacho y Ovidio.

Notes:

1.  For this information about the ibis, see Aelian, De natura animalium, 2.35; Cicero, De natura deorum, 2.126; Pliny, Natural History, 8.41.97.

2.  Battiades, ‘the inhabitant of Battus’s town’, i.e. the poet Callimachus, a native of Cyrene, a town founded by Battus. Ovid refers to Callimachus’s invective (not now extant) in his own poem Ibis, 53ff.


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