Occurrence 24575
(formerly occ/8540)

εἰς τὸν μέγ(αν) γρηγόρ(ιον) τ(ὸν) νύσσ(...)
+ πάσας μὲν ἄστρων οὐ(ρα)νοῦ λαμπηδόνας
κάλλει τὲ δυνάμει τε καὶ λαμπηδόνι·
τοὺς ἐν πόλω στίλβοντας ἀστέρας φίλος
ἡ ἡλίου μάλιστα νικᾶ λαμπρότης·
ἐν γῆ δὲ πάλιν εὐσεβοῦς λογογράφους
μήτι γε τοὺς ἔξωθεν ὧν μείων λόγος,
ἡττᾶ κραταιῶς, ἡ γρηγόριος χάρις:+
Type(s) [6405] Πάσης μὲν ἄστρον οὐρανοῦ λαμπηδόνας (7 verses)
Text source DBBE (Autopsy of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 11th-15th c.
Manuscript VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Vat. gr. 449 [11th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 101v
Palaeographical information It is written by a later hand and not by the main scribe of the manuscript.
Contextual information The epigram is followed by another poem, inc. 'Ὦ πάτερ ἄγιε μέγιστε μυστολέκτα'.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Subject(s) Gregory of Nyssa (saint) (4th c.) (episkopos of Nyssa < Cappadocia)
Comment Devreesse (1937: 200) gives only the first and the last verse.
Number of verses 7

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