Occurrence 22973
(formerly occ/6869)

Type(s) [5671] [Τ]ὸν χοῦν ὁ τῆς γῆς τὴν ὕπαρξην ἀχρόνως (6 verses)
Text source DBBE (Inspection of a reproduction of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 926-975
Manuscript VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Reg. gr. 1 [926-975]
Place in Manuscript f. IIv
Person(s)
Patron
Leon Sakellarios (10th c.) - PMBZ: 26573: "Personenkennziffer: 24419"
Palaeographical information The epigram (partly damaged) is written in red ink, in biblical majuscule.
Contextual information The epigram surrounds a miniature depicting three scenes from Genesis.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s)
Subject(s)
Comment Lauxtermann (2003: 191): 'It is worth noticing that the first epigram, on the book of Genesis, focuses on the concept of time. There God is said to have made heaven and earth "timeless" (ἀχρόνως), but to have created man "within time" (ὑπὸ χρόνου)'.
Image source(s) https://digi.vatlib.it/view/MSS_Reg.gr.1.pt.B/0008
Bibliography
Number of verses 6
Acknowledgements
Creator(s)
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