Occurrence 22753
(formerly occ/6641)

Θανὼν μάκαρ ζῆς· τοῦτο τῆς ἀσαρκίας·
γραφεὶς πάλιν ζῆς· τοῦτο τῆς εὐτεχνίας·
ἀλλ᾽ οὐχὶ καὶ πνεῖς· τοῦτο τῆς ἀσιτίας·
καὶ θαῦμα πῶς ζῶν οὐδὲ μικρὸν ἐμπνέεις.
Type(s) [5530] Θανὼν μάκαρ ζῇς, τοῦτο τῆς ἀσαρκίας (4 verses)
Text source L. Politis, 2012, Κατάλογος χειρογράφων Ἱερᾶς Μονῆς Ζάβορδας, Thessaloniki: 5
Text status Text completely known
Date 15th c.
Manuscript ZAVORDA - Mone tou Hagiou Nikanoros 4 [11th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 205v
Contextual information The epigram is written at the end of John Chrysostom's homilies.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Subject(s) John Chrysostom (saint)
Number of verses 4
Related occurrence(s) [23549] Θανών, πάτερ, ζῆς τοῦτο τῆς ἀσαρκίας [14th-15th c.]
OXFORD - Bodleian Library - Holkham gr. 16 [14th c.] (f. 99v)
(2 verses) (1/4)

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