Occurrence 21554
(formerly occ/5388)

Ἡδὺ μὲν τοῖς ὁδεύουσι τέλος τοῦ δρόμου,
ἡδὺ δὲ τοῖς γράφουσι τέλος βιβλίου.
Χάρις δὲ τῷ συντελέστῃ τῶν καλῶν Θεῷ χάρις,
τῷ τὴν βίβλον ταύτην ἀνύσαι δόντι,
τὴν παντὸς λίθου καὶ χρυσοῦ τιμιωτέραν,
ἔχουσαν λόγοις Γρηγορίου τοῦ πάνυ
τοῦ σοφωτάτου τοῦ μέγα κλέος
ἐν πᾶσιν ἐσχεκότος ἀρχιερεῦσιν,
ἐμῇ χειρὶ ἐλαχίστου ἐν ἱερομονάχοις
ἐλαχίστου Στεφάνου (...)
Text source H. Omont 1892, Les manuscrits grecs datés des XVe et XVIe siècles de la Bibliothèque nationale et des autres bibliothèques de France, Revue des bibliothèques, 1-32 145-215: 4
Text status Text completely known
Date 1415
Manuscript PARIS - Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) - gr. 571A [1415]
Place in Manuscript f. 178v
Stephanos Medeias (15th c.) - RGK: I.366, II.503, III.584 - VGH: 403.J, 405.E - PLP: XI.26779 (hieromonachos, metropolites of Medeia < Turkey)
Palaeographical information Omont (1892: 4): 'en minuscule rouge'.
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Subject(s) Gregorios of Nazianzos < Cappadocia (329 - 25/01/390) - PBW: Gregorios/128/
Comment A rather clumsy attempt at composing a poem, which passes quietly into a prosaic date of the manuscript;
Omont (1892: 4): 'μηνὶ φευρουαρίῳ ζ', ἰνδ. η', τοῦ ἐννακοσιοστοῦ κγ' ἔτους, ἡμέρᾳ πέμπτῃ, ὥρᾳ β'.'
The epigram is not easily readable. The readings of Omont and Kakoulidis differ significantly.
Image source(s) https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b10723920g/f186.item
Number of verses 9
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