Occurrence 25698
(formerly occ/9729)

Type(s) [6858] Ἐκ πατέρων παίδεσσι προήλυθεν εὐγενὲς εὖχος (4 verses)
Text source DBBE (Inspection of a reproduction of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 1326
Manuscript LONDON - British Library - Add. 5117 [24/02/1326]
Place in Manuscript f. 10v
Palaeographical information Initials written – when inserted – in red ink. Note the absence of the initial Ἡ and Ἐ in the title and in the first verse.
Contextual information This epigram is part of a cycle dedicated to the New Testament. The title of the cycle is "Θεοδώρου τοῦ Προδρόμου τετράστιχα ἰαμβικά τε καὶ ἡρωϊκὰ πρὸς ἑκάστην τῶν δεσποτίκων ἑορτῶν" (Iambic and hexametric quatrains by Theodoros Prodromos for each of the despotic feasts). Note that the Nativity of Mary is generally not considered one of the "despotic feasts".
Metre(s) Dactylic hexameter
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Subject(s) Theotokos
Image source(s) http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/Viewer.aspx?ref=add_ms_5117_f010v
Number of verses 4

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