Occurrence 20178
(formerly occ/3817)

Type(s) [4084] Ὡς εὐφυὴς, κράτιστε (9 verses)
Text source
Text status Text completely known
Date 13th c.
Manuscript FLORENCE - Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana (BML) - Conv. Soppr. 627 [1251-1300]
Place in Manuscript f. 11v
Palaeographical information Written in two columns, to be read horizontally.
Contextual information The epigram is written at the end of a collection of sixty-one letters of Theodore Laskaris to George Mouzalon and is preceded by a colophon in prose: "Τέλος τῶν ἐπιστολῶν τῶν παρὰ τοῦ σοφωτάτου καὶ ἀοιδίμου βασιλέως κυροῦ Θεοδώρου Δούκα τοῦ Λάσκαρι γραφεισῶν πρὸς τὸν αὐτάδελφον αὐτοῦ πρωτοσεβαστόν, πρωτοβεστιάριον καὶ μέγαν στρατοπεδάρχην κῦριν Γεώργιον τὸν Μουζάλωνα." (End of the letters written by the wisest and blessed emperor lord Theodore Doukas Laskaris to his own brother, the protosebastos, protobestiarios and megas stratopedarches lord George Mouzalon.) (cf. Agapitos-Angelov (2018: 53))
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Comment The first verse is metrically faulty, as it lacks the name of the patron.
Text source for vv. 4-5 is Agapitos-Angelov (2018: 53).
Number of verses 9

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