Occurrence 17051
(formerly occ/168)

+ὡς φωσφόρον φέρει σε λάμποντα θρόνο(ς)·
ταῖς ἀρεταῖς μάλιστα κατεστεμμένον·
παρίσταταί σοι πιστοτάτων ἀκρότης·
ἄνδρες λογάδες εὐγενεῖς ψυχὴν πλέο(ν).
πλὴν τῶ γράφοντι συμπαθ(ὴ)ς ἔλθοις ἄναξ·
πίστιν φέρει γαρ εἰς τοσὸν πλείστην κράτο(ς).
Type(s) [2146] Ὡς φωσφόρον φέρει σε λάμποντα θρόνος (6 verses)
Text source DBBE
Text status Text completely known
Date 1076-1100
Manuscript PARIS - Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) - Coisl. 79 [1076-1100]
Place in Manuscript f. 2r
Person(s)
Patron
Sabbas (monachos)
Palaeographical information Written in red epigraphic Auszeichnungsmajuskel.
Contextual information The epigram is written above a miniature of Nikephoros III Botaneiates.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Patron-related epigram
Subject(s)
Comment Date: later years of reign Michael Doukas (1071-1078), and/or (depending on interpretation) reign of Nikephoros Botaneiates (1078-1081).
Image source(s) https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b8470047d/f9.item
Bibliography
Number of verses 6
Acknowledgements
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