Occurrence 17255
(formerly occ/421)

∙:∙ ὦ χ(ριστ)ὲ σ(ῶτ)ερ ὦ θ(εο)ῦ π(ατ)ρ(ὸ)ς λόγε·
τοῦτον γ' ὃν εἴλου τῆς ἐμῆς προεστάναι:∙
μον(ῆς), μάλιστα δεξιὸν ποδηγέτην,
δεῖξον κράτιστον τῆσδε ποίμν(ης) ποιμέ(να)·
τῶν σῶν λογικῶν θρεμμάτ(ων) ἐπιστάτη(ν)·
ἄριστον· ἡδὺν· εὐπρόσιτον, σὺν λόγωι:∙
αἰτῶ μὲν αὐτὸ(ς) πρὸς δἐ καὶ σὸς οἰκέτης:
εἴκω λιταῖς σου φίλε μου καὶ δή μ' ἔχει· ||
ἔρυμα καὶ συνεργὸν ἣν εἴληφέ τε·
βακτηρίαν στήριγμα παντὶ τῶι βίωι·
οὔ τις γὰρ αὐτοῦ δυσμεν(ὴς) κατισχύσει ∙:∙
Type(s) [2136] Ὦ Χριστὲ σῶτερ, ὦ Θεοῦ πατρὸς Λόγε (11 verses)
Text source DBBE
Text status Text completely known
Date 1066
Manuscript LONDON - British Library - Add. 19352 [1066]
Place in Manuscript f. 191v-192r
Person(s)
Patron
Michael Mermentoulos (11th c.) - VGH: 138.E (abbas of the Monastery of Stoudios < Konstantinoupolis < Turkey, kathegoumenos of the Monastery of Stoudios < Konstantinoupolis < Turkey, sygkellos of the Monastery of Stoudios < Konstantinoupolis < Turkey)
Scribe
Theodoros of Kaisareia (11th c.) - RGK: I.131 - VGH: 138.E
Palaeographical information Written in gold ink, in epigraphische Auszeichnungsmajuskel.
Verse 8 is preceded by the 'speaker indication' ὁ χ(ριστό)ς in the left margin (manu prima).
Contextual information The epigram accompanies a miniature, depicting the investiture of an abbot.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Image-related epigram
Subject(s)
Image source(s) http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/Viewer.aspx?ref=add_ms_19352_f191v
Bibliography
Number of verses 11
Acknowledgements
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