Occurrence 21236
(formerly occ/4982)

Type(s) [5185] Ἱστὸν ἄριστον θεοειδέων στήσας, φαίδιμε (7 verses)
Text source E. Mioni, 1981, Bibliothecae Divi Marci Venetiarum codices Graeci manuscripti. Thesaurus Antiquus. Codices 1-299 (vol. 1), Rome: 38
Text status Text completely known
Date 10th c.
Manuscript VENICE - Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana - gr. Z. 23 (coll. 496) [10th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 76v
Contextual information The epigram is written at the end of Olympiodoros' 'Catena in Ecclesiasten'.
Metre(s) Dactylic hexameter
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Subject(s) Olympiodoros of Alexandria (6th c.) - RGK: - VGH: - PBE: - PBW: - PLP: - PMBZ:
Comment Ceulemans (2011: 180): 'This epigram consists of seven verses that form an acrostic spelling of the author's name (Ἱωάννου). It is conceived as a conclusion to Olympiodorus' commentary. An edition is provided by Odorico, Il prato e l'ape, p. 64'.
Number of verses 7

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