Occurrence 20679
(formerly occ/4361)

Τίς σοφίης ἐπιάρτια μέτρα | ἐσήλασεν οἷα
γρηγόριος τῆς τε | κρείττον ἡδ' ὁλοοῦ·
τίς βροντῆς γόνου ἄλλος ἐπέ|λαχεν οὔνομ​' ἀπ' οὔρας:
καὶ χθονίοις κήρυξ ἔπλετο | ὑψιβόης
τρισοκλεοῦς θεότητος ὁμοίης | πάντοθεν ἴσης
ἀφραδέων δὲ πάλιν αἱρέσεων | ὀλετήρ
ἀλλ' ὦ μύστα θεοῖο μακάρτατε | σῆσι λιτῆσιν·
εύθυτάτως δίεπε πρόσφυγα | σὸν πενιχρόν·
ἄζυγα σαχακι(ον) ·:· | παθέων καθύπερθεν ἀείρ(ας)·
ἀμπλακίης τὲ ῥῦπον ψυχικ(ὸν) ἐκκαθάρ(ας)·
ὅστις μειλιχίοις ἐπέσεσι τεοῖς φρέν(ας) ἡσθεὶς,·
τήνδε τέτευχε πόθωι | βύβλον αριπρεπέα+
Type(s) [4351] Τίς σοφίης ἔπι ἄρτια μέτρα ἐσήλασεν οἷα (12 verses)
Text source DBBE
Text status Text completely known
Date 10th-11th c.
Manuscript PARIS - Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) - suppl. gr. 215 [10th-11th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 449v
Palaeographical information Verses nine to twelve differ from the previous verses: the writing is messier, the ink darker, and the verses are written under both columns rather than under the column on the right. However, on the basis of their content, quality, style and structure, it can be argued that the twelve verses form a whole (cf. Demoen - Somers 2016: 206-207).
Metre(s) Elegiacs
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Subject(s) Gregorios of Nazianzos < Cappadocia (329 - 25/01/390) - PBW: Gregorios/128/
Comment Omont (1888: 234): 'Versus de S. Gregorio Nazianzeno'.
Image source(s) https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b11004882h/f458.item
Number of verses 12

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