Occurrence 17360
(formerly occ/551)

ἐπίγραμμα εἰς τὸ ἐν ἀρχῇ ἦν ὁ λὀ(γ)ος
+ ἄχρονος ἦν ἀκίχητος ἐν ἀῤῥήτῳ | λόγος ἀρχῇ, |
ἰσοφυὴς γενετῆρος ὁμήλικος | υ(ἱὸ)ς ἀμήτωρ· |
(καὶ) λόγος αὐταφύτοιο θ(εο)ῦ, | φῶς ἐκ φαέος φῶς :+ |
Type(s) [5124] Ἄχρονος ἦν ἀκίχητος ἐν ἀρρήτῳ Λόγος ἀρχῇ (3 verses)
Text source DBBE
Text status Text completely known
Date 13th-14th c.
Manuscript ATHOS - Mone Megistes Lauras Α 23 (Eustratiades 23) [10th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 216v
Palaeographical information The epigram was added by a later hand, the manuscript dates to the 10th century.
Metre(s) Dactylic hexameter
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Comment These are the first three lines of Nonnus' 'Paraphrase of the Gospel of John'. The verses function here as a book epigram.
Image source(s) http://ntvmr.uni-muenster.de/community/modules/papyri/?zoom=42&left=-14&top=-408&site=INTF&image=31079/0/4380/30/419
Number of verses 3
Acknowledgements Inspection of the manuscript image was possible by courtesy of the 'Institut für Neutestamentliche Textforschung'.

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