Occurrence 20899
(formerly occ/4606)

+ κλίμαξ ἀνάγει· καὶ θ(εὸ)ς συνεξάγει,
σατὰν κατάγει· καὶ ῥαθυμία στρέφει·
σπεῦσον συναπόστηθι κακῶν τῶν δύο·
ὡς ἂν κορυφῆς ὑπεραρθῆς βαθμίδων:++
Type(s) [4462] Κλίμαξ ἀνάγει καὶ θεὸς συνεξάγει (4 verses)
Text source DBBE (Autopsy of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 13th c.
Manuscript MILAN - Biblioteca Ambrosiana E 108 sup. [976-1025]
Place in Manuscript f. 161v
Palaeographical information Written by a later hand.
Contextual information The epigram is preceded by a colophon in prose:

+ σῶτερ κρατίστη χειρί σου διαρπάσας:~
ἐχθροῦ παλαμναίου με τοῦ ψυχοφθόρου:~
θεία κλίμακι δ' ἐγκαθόρμησον λόγε:
ὅπως ἀνατρέχων γε ταύτης τᾶς βάσεις:
στέφος λάβοιμι σὺν δικαίοις ἀξίως:~

Change of hand:

+γρηγόριος:+ +ἁμαρτωλὸς γρηγόριος:+
+βαθμοὺς διελθὼν γεννικοὺς τρισσῶς δέκα,
δέχου τριλαμπῆ τριάδος, χάριν ξένην:+
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Subject(s) John Klimax (6th c. - 7th c.) - PMBZ: 13914: "Personenkennziffer: 2791"
Number of verses 4

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