Occurrence 22126
(formerly occ/5998)

ἐπίγραμμα εἰς τὸ ὁμηρικ(ὴν) βίβλ(ον) θεοδ(ώ)ρ(ου) γαζῆ ἀνδρὸ(ς) σοφοῦ
 
εἰμὶ σμυρναίοιο ἀοιδοῦ δέλτος ὁμήρου
κτῆμα δὲ δῖος ἀνὴρ Βησσαρίων με ἔχει
ἀλλ’ ὦ ζεῦ ἄναξ βησσαριωνος κήδεο ἀνδρὸς
σειρὴν ὃς τελέθει ἐ(...)άδος ἡδυτάτη
ἡδὺ ῥόδον τὰ ἴον τέ γε, ἡδὺ (...)νον τὲ βρόκος τε
ἀλλ’ ὅδε ἄνθος ἔφυ (…) ἥδου ἐκπρεπέ(ως)
μουσῶν ἐν λοιμῶν ἰὸς ἄνθεα μυρία ἴσχει
πανθ’ ὅ γε κοσμεῖ ὧ κόσμος ἐκεῖνα πέλει
μοίραις δὴ λέγε πρόφρων νήθειαν ἀνδρὶ τὰ λῶστα
ἐλκούσας χρυσῆς (...)λῖνα, εἰλακάτης (?)
χρύσεα πάντ’ ἐκ μοιρῶν εἴη ἀνδρὶ χρυσέω
αἱ δ᾽ ὥραι βιοτῆς πλεῖστα διδοῖεν ἔτη:-
Type(s) [5288] Εἰμὶ Σμυρναίοιο ἀοιδοῦ δέλτος Ὁμήρου (12 verses)
Text source DBBE (Autopsy of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 15th c.
Manuscript VENICE - Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana - gr. Z. 148 (coll. 488) [15th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. IIr
Person(s)
Scribe
Basileios Bessarion (1399-1400 - 18/11/1472) - RGK: I.41, II.61, III.77 - VGH: 59.E - PLP: II.2707 (kardinalios)
Contextual information According to Mioni (1981: 209) ff. I-II were taken from the Marc. gr. 456, which contains the Iliad and the Odyssey. In its original context the poem used to function as a book epigram.
Metre(s) Other
Genre(s) Patron-related epigram
Subject(s) Homer (8th c. BC)
Bibliography
Number of verses 12
Acknowledgements
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