Occurrence 16997
(formerly occ/106)

Type(s) [2047] Οὓς ἡ τριφεγγὴς ἔνθεος μοναρχία (4 verses)
Text source DBBE (Inspection of a reproduction of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 1051-1100
Manuscript VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Barb. gr. 372 [1051-1100]
Place in Manuscript f. 5r
Theodoros of Kaisareia (11th c.) - RGK: I.131 - VGH: 138.E
Palaeographical information Written in red ink, in epigraphische Auszeichnungsmajuskel.
Contextual information According to Spatharakis (1976: 34), the portraits represent Konstantinos X Doukas, his wife Eudokia and their son Michael VII. Anderson-Canart-Walter (1989: 25), however, argue that the miniature depicts Alexios I Komnenos, Eirene Doukaina and their son Ioannes II Komnenos.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Comment Rhoby (2015: 22): 'The opening punctuation of the verses echoes that of many inscriptions on objects: four dots arranged in the form of a cross (·:·) occur very often in painted or lapidary Byzantine inscriptions as well as inscriptions on icons and portable objects'.
Image source(s) https://digi.vatlib.it/view/MSS_Barb.gr.372/0007
Number of verses 4

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