Occurrence 21092
(formerly occ/4816)

(...) ἐπίγραμμα εἰς δα(υὶ)δ τὸν προφήτην:
 
Ὅ(...) (...)ν λ(...) πη(...) (...) λόγων,
(...)χ(...) γλυκύν (...) τῶν ἐγκυκλίων,
(...) (...)ὐδὲν (...)περ ὕθλους ἐφ' ὕθλους
(...)ας εσμὸν τε (καὶ) ῥαψωδίας·
(...) (...)αὐτὸς, ὃν τεθαύμακαν μέγ(αν)
ἕλλ(...) οὐδὲν ἦσεν ὀργάνων μέλος:
ὠδῆ(...) (...) ῥυθμὸν ἔσχε πρὸς τὰ αἰσχίω·
(...)σ(...)ν αἰσχρὰν (καὶ) βέβηλον κομψίαν·
(...)ν ὄντως τῶν βδελυκτῶν δαιμόνω(ν)·
σὺ (...)τα π(ατ)ριάρχα θευπάτορ·
ἄναξ (...) δαυὶδ ἐξηρημένε,
μαθὼν (....) τῶν ἄνω μυστηρίων,
ψαλτή(...) (...)ευχας ἐμμέτρων λόγων:
τῆς τ(...) (...)ων ἐμπλόκου συμμετρίας·
(καὶ) τίμπ(...) (...)επηχας ὠδικοῦ μέλους:
θ(εο)ῦ πρ(...) (...)μνον (καὶ) βροτῶν σ(ωτη)ρίαν·
χορούς δ' ἐφευρὼν (καὶ) μελωδοὺς ἀνέρας·
οὓς εὗρεν οὐδεὶς π(ατ)ριαρχῶν τῶν πάλαι·
οὔτ' αὖ προφητῶν οὔτ' ἀνάκτ(ων) εἰς χθόνα,
ἦσας τὸ ἆσμα τὸ ξένον τῶν ᾀσμάτων·
καὶ οὐρανώσας γῆν τε ταῖς ὑμνωδίαις·
(...)πόν τ(...) τῆ φόρμιγγι τῆς μελωδίας,
(...)ῶν (...)αίν(...) τοὺς νόας τῶν ἐμφρόνων·
(...) (...)ῶν (...) τὰ θράση κωφεύεις ἅμα·
(...) δέοντος ἡ φύσις,
(...)ν σφαλεῖ δυσμορφίας·
(...)μα (καὶ) βροτῶν κλέος·
(...) προφητῶν ἀκρότης·
(...)μένη κάρα·
(...)φων λόγων·
(...)ρίας· ||
ὁ τὰ κρυφῆ (...)
σαφῶς μυηθεὶς (καὶ) μυήσας τοῖς κάτω
ὡς ἂν φρονῶσιν οἱ κάτω τὰ τῶν ἄνω·
τοῖς ἀγγέλοις συνωδὰ μέλποντες κά(...)
Type(s) [2013] Ὅμηρος, ὃν λέγουσι πηγὴν τῶν λόγων (35 verses)
Text source DBBE (Autopsy of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 11th c.
Manuscript MILAN - Biblioteca Ambrosiana M 15 sup. [11th-15th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 5v-6r
Palaeographical information Initial and title in red ink.
The folia are very damaged and the text is partially erased.
Contextual information This poem is the first in a series of three epigrams in honour of David. This series is preceded by an incomplete 'Poema 1. De inscriptionibus Psalmorum'; Westerink (1992: 1-13) of Michael Psellos and followed by 'Poema 54. Commentarius in Psalmos'; Westerink (1992: 327-390).
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Subject(s)
Bibliography
Number of verses 35
Related occurrence(s) [24541] Ὅμηρος ὃν λέγουσι πηγὴν τῶν λόγων
SINAI - Mone tes Hagias Aikaterines - gr. 21 (f. 3v)
(35 verses) (7/35)
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