Occurrence 17288
(formerly occ/459)

οὐδεὶς μὲν χειρὶ τὴν θάλασ|σαν ἀντλῆσαι·
ἀν(θρώπ)ων ἀμήχανον ὅλως πειράται·
βασίλειον οὕτω γε τὸν μέγαν γνώσει·
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Type(s) [6321] Οὐδεὶς μὲν χειρὶ τὴν θάλασσαν ἀντλῆσαι (4 verses)
Text source DBBE
Text status Text completely known
Date 10th-11th c.
Manuscript VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Vat. gr. 2056 [10th-11th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 60v
Contextual information Written after Basil's Homily 'in Psalmos 150'.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Subject(s) Basil the Great (330-379) (episkopos of Kaisareia < Cappadocia)
Image source(s) https://digi.vatlib.it/view/MSS_Vat.gr.2056/0064
Number of verses 4

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