Occurrence 26511
(formerly occ/10582)

+ κλίμαξ ἄνω φέρουσα τ(οὺς) ἐναρέτους,
κάτω (δὲ) ποι σήπτουσα τ(οὺς) κακοτρόπ(ους) :∙
Type(s) [3401] Κλίμαξ ἄνω φέρουσα τοὺς ἐναρέτους (2 verses)
Text source DBBE (Autopsy of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 12th-15th c.
Manuscript VENICE - Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana - gr. app. II 32 [12th-15th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 219r
Barlaam Mpeletes (14th c.) - RGK: II.47 - VGH: 52.C - PLP: VIII.19687
Palaeographical information Written in red ink.
On v.2 a κ is written above the sigma of σήπτουσα as a correction for σκήπτουσα.
Contextual information The epigram accompanies a miniature of the ladder, at the end of 'Climax'.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) John Klimax (6th c. - 7th c.) - PMBZ: 13914: "Personenkennziffer: 2791"
Comment This epigram is added by the later hand of Barlaam Mpeletes. Mioni (1967: 118) and VGH 52.C date him to the fourteenth century, but according to RGK II.47 he belongs to the first half of the sixteenth century.
Number of verses 2
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