Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)
Chambry 331 = Perry 216
(variant version from Chambry's first edition)
Σφὴξ καὶ ὄφις.
Σφὴξ ἐπὶ κεφαλὴν ὄφεως καθίσας καὶ συνεχῶς τῷ κέντρῳ
πλήσσων ἐχείμαζεν. Ὁ δὲ περιώδυνος γενόμενος καὶ τὸν ἐχθρὸν οὐκ ἔχων ἀμύνασθαι,
ἐξελθὼν ἐν τῇ ὁδῷ καὶ ἰδὼν ἅμαξαν ἐρχομένην, τὴν κεφαλὴν τῷ τρόχῳ ὑπέθηκε,
φάσκων· Συναπόλλυμαι τῷ ἐχθρῷ μου.
Πρὸς τοὺς συγκινδυνεύειν τῷ ἐχθρῷ ἐπιχειροῦντας.
Chambry published a multivolume edition of the fables for the Belles Lettres
series in 1925/6 (Paris). He later revised this into a single volume, omitting
hundreds of the fable variants. In addition, the numeration between these two
volumes is not consistent. The texts here are taken from the 1925/6 edition, but
the numeration follows the stanard single volume edition.