Symphosius Riddle 69: Speculum


Date: Fri 09 Sep 2022
Original text:

Nulla mihi certa est, nulla est peregrina figura.
Fulgor inest intus radianti luce coruscus,
Qui nihil ostendit, nisi si quid viderit ante.


No shape is sure for me, and none is unknown.
My brightness lies within, shining with radiant light,
Which reveals nothing except what was seen before.

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This edition is based on Raymond T. Ohl, ed. The Enigmas of Symphosius. PhD dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 1928.

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