Occurrence 17023
(formerly occ/142)

+ τὸν νοῦν τρανώσας ἀκλινῶς πρὸς τὸ βλέπειν∙ |
τοῦ | χρυ|σο|ρεί|θρου | καὶ | με|λι|στα|γοῦς | λόγους∙ |
ἔτευ|ξε | δέλ|τον | τῶν | ἀπο|στό|λων | ὅ|λω|ς· |
πρά|ξεις | σο|φῶς | φέ|ρου|σαν | ἡρ|μη|νευ|μέ|νας∙ |
ὁ κλει|νὸς | λέ|ων | ἐν | πρω|το|σπα|θα|ρί|οις. |
αἰτῶν διʹ αὐτῶν λύσιν ἀμπλακημάτων.
Type(s) [2099] Τὸν νοῦν τρανώσας ἀκλινῶς πρὸς τὸ βλέπειν (6 verses)
Text source DBBE
Text status Text completely known
Date 11th c.
Manuscript VENICE - Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana - gr. Z. 97 (coll. 569) [11th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 3v
Leon (11th c.) (protospatharios)
Palaeographical information Written in epigraphische Auszeichnungsmajuskel. To be read top (verse 1), right (verses 2-3), left (verses 4-5), bottom (verse 6).
Contextual information The epigram accompanies a miniature of John Chrysostom and Lukas the Evangelist, surrounded by fourteen medallions depicting Christ, Mary and the twelve Apostles.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Image-related epigram
Comment According to Mioni (1981: 140), Leon is the scribe or the painter of the manuscript.
Rhoby (2018: 348): 'Der Aorist ἔτευξε ist hier wohl kausal zu verstehen; der Protospatharios Leon ist daher aller Wahrscheinlichkeit nach nicht der Kopist, sondern der Auftraggeber der Handschrift.'
Image source(s) Rhoby (2018: 683)
Number of verses 6

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