Occurrence 26800
(formerly occ/10872)

Type(s) [7340] Φονεὺς Λάμεχ πέφυκε καὶ μετὰ νόμον (2 verses)
Text source DBBE (Inspection of a reproduction of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 1101-1150
Manuscript VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Vat. gr. 746 [1101-1150]
Place in Manuscript f. 47r
Palaeographical information Written in red ink.
Contextual information The epigram accompanies a miniature of Lamech killing Cain and Tubalcain and adressing his two wives, located below Genesis 5:8.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Image-related epigram
Comment The killing of Cain and Tubalcain by Lamech is not taken from the Septuagint, but is probably based on a non-canonical tradition (cf. Weitzmann - Bernabò (1999: 46)).
Image source(s) https://digi.vatlib.it/view/MSS_Vat.gr.746.pt.1/0057
Number of verses 2
Related occurrence(s) [26801] φονεὺς λάμεχ πεφυκε | καὶ μετὰ νόμον [12th c.]
ISTANBUL - Topkapi Sarayi Müzesi Kütüphanesi - Gayri İslami Eserler (G. İ.) 8 [12th c.] (f. 52r)
(2 verses) (2/2)

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