Occurrence 18560
(formerly occ/1920)

Text source DBBE
Text status Text completely known
Date 1296
Manuscript METEORA - Mone Metamorphoseos 545 [1296-1297]
Place in Manuscript f. 328r
Theodoros Hagiopetrites (13th-14th c.) - RGK: I.127, II.164, III.209 - VGH: 135.D - PLP: I.249 (grapheus, kalligraphos)
Contextual information The epigram is followed by another poem, incipit: 'Θεὸν ἱλεούμενος τίμιε πάτερ'.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Comment The first verse counts ten syllables instead of the expected twelve.

Nelson (1991: 25) links the two verses together, arguing that this composition was typical for Hagiopetrites: 'Once Theodore invented or borrowed a phrase, he too continued to use it for years. For example, the following two lines in Vat. gr. 644 of 1279/80 reappear in the Williams College New Testament of 1294/95 and in Meteora 545 of 1296/97'.
Image source(s) Bees (1998: Pl. LXI)
Number of verses 2
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