Occurrence 17357
(formerly occ/547)

Εὐαγγελιστὴς ἐκ τελώνου φωσφόρος
ὀφθεὶς παρευθὺ πνεύματος προμηθίαν
Ματθαῖε Χριστοῦ μύστα καὶ θεηγόρε,
θεῖαν βράβευσον Διονυσίῳ χάριν.
Type(s) [1959] Εὐαγγελιστὴς ἐκ τελώνου φωσφόρος (4 verses)
Text source G. Fraccaroli 1897, Catalogo dei manoscriti greci della Biblioteca Universitaria di Messina, Studi Italiani di Filologia Classica (SIFC), 5, 329-336: 334 (Bibliography)
Text status Text completely known
Date 876-925
Manuscript MESSINA - Biblioteca Universitaria F.V. 18 [876-925]
Place in Manuscript f. 127r
Palaeographical information Written in gold letters.
This epigram is nowdays lost and it is only readable thanks to Fraccaroli's (1897a: 334) transcription. It was likely to accompany a miniature of St. Matthew (Perria (1994: 98)).
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Comment This ms. has three poems with the name Dionysios ('Λαμπτὴρ νοητὸς τῆς ὅλης ὑφʹ ἡλίῳ,'; 'Εὐαγγελιστὴς ἐκ τελώνου φωσφόρος'; 'Ψυχῶν ἀκέστωρ εὐσθενὴς καὶ σωμάτων'). Perria (1994: 98) suggests this Dionysios to be the sponsor of the ms. or someone to whom the ms. was dedicated; 'una figura di un certo rilievo'.
Number of verses 4

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