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Elegiac Poems


“Another of the Sporades is the island o Leros . . .1

Thus also spake Phocylides —The Lerians are bad men, not one bad and another not, but all save Procles, and Procles is a Lerian.2

CURFRAG.tlg-1604.1
It seems that the natives of this island were under the reproach of ill-nature.

Strabo Geography

1 cf. Eust. and Dion. Perieg. 530, Paus. 7.4.2

2 the name Procles may be wrong; perh. ‘Patrocles,’ which some mss have; cf. Demodocus 2 n

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