Occurrence 17002
(formerly occ/116)

※ ὡς τῆς τριάδος σῶτερ εἷς παντοκράτωρ ※
※ τ|ῶ|ν | γ|ῆ|ς | ἀ|ν|ά|κ|τ|ω|ν | τ|ὴ|ν | φ|α|ει|ν|ὴν | τ|ρι|(...)
※ σ|κ|έ|π|οι|ς | κ|ρ|ά|τι|σ|τ|ο|ν | δ|ε|σ|π|ό|τ|ην | μ|ο|ν|ο|μ|ά|χον | ※
※ ὁμαιμόνων ζεῦγος τὲ πορφύρας κλάδ(...)
Type(s) [2142] Ὡς τῆς τριάδος, σῶτερ, εἷς, παντοκράτωρ (4 verses)
Text source DBBE (Inspection of a reproduction of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 1026-1050
Manuscript SINAI - Mone tes Hagias Aikaterines - gr. 364 [1026-1050]
Place in Manuscript f. 3r
Konstantinos IX Monomachos - PBW: Konstantinos/9/ (basileus)
Palaeographical information Written as a frame to the image in epigraphische Auszeichnungsmajuskel.
Paul (2012: 105): 'To be read in the following order: top, right (top to bottom), left (top to bottom), bottom'.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Patron-related epigram
Comment Unique epigram, specifically composed for Sin. gr. 364, a book commissioned (or given to) Constantine Monomachos and the co-empresses Zoe and Theodora (between 1042 and 1050, see Harlfinger 1983: 23). Inscription running in a frame around a miniature depicting the imperial family (Constantine, Zoe, Theodora), protected by Christ and angels.
Strong link to epigram, which perfectly describes what is depicted in the miniature.

Another image in Weitzmann (1990: fig. 185).
Image source(s) https://www.loc.gov/resource/amedmonastery.00279380101-ms/?sp=5
Number of verses 4

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