Occurrence 17175
(formerly occ/302)

Type(s) [2051] Πεπείραμαι κυροῦν, ἐν βραχέσι πλεῖστα (7 verses)
Text source DBBE (Inspection of a reproduction of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 11th c.
Manuscript VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Ross. 251 (olim VIII.190) [1026-1075]
Place in Manuscript f. 12v
Palaeographical information Written in Alexandrinische Auszeichnungsmajuskel, in red ink. The epigram is written continuously, but the scribe was conscious of the poetic nature of the text, since the separation of the verses is marked by punctuation signs. Moreover, the initial letters of each verse are enlarged.
Contextual information The poem is preceded by another epigram, inc. 'Πεπείραμαι κυροῦν, ἐν βραχέσι πλεῖστα'. On the following folio John Klimax' Heavenly Ladder begins.
The two epigrams are separated by three red crosses.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Subject(s) John Klimax (6th c. - 7th c.) - PMBZ: 13914: "Personenkennziffer: 2791"
Image source(s) https://digi.vatlib.it/view/MSS_Ross.251/0022
Number of verses 5
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