Occurrence 29869

σοὶ χάρις ὑψιθόωκε ἄναξ θεὲ κοίρανε πάντων :
ὑψιμέδων ἀκίκητε νόω. σθένος οὐκ ἐπιεικτὸν :
ἄφθιτε. οὗ κράτος αἰὲν ἀΐδιον ἀστυφέλικτον :
σοὶ κλέος εὐδοκίης. καὶ σοὶ πρέπει ὕμνος ἄληκτος :
οὕνεκα τόνδε ἄεθλον ἐϋγραφίης περατῶσαι ⁝
πορσύνας ἠνορέην μοι ἀγασθενεῖ ἰσχύι σεῖο : ~
ἀλλὰ μάκαρ καὶ ἔπειτα καὶ εἰσέτι ἵλαος εἴης :
πᾶσαν ἐς ἐργασίην ἀγαθήν μοι κάρτος ὀπάζων ⁝
Type(s) [29868] Σοὶ χάρις, ὑψιθόωκε ἄναξ θεέ, κοίρανε πάντων (8 verses)
Text source M. Wallies (ed.), 1891, Alexander Aphrodisiensis, In Aristotelis topicorum libros octo commentaria, Berlin: XX
Text status Text completely known
Date 13th c.
Manuscript VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Vat. gr. 270 [13th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 214v
Paulos (13th c.) - RGK: III.538 - VGH: 377.D - PLP: IX.22111 - PBE: - PBW: - PMBZ:
Contextual information Written at the end of 'In Aristotelis Topicorum libros octo commentaria' by Alexander of Aphrodisias. Followed by more excerpts from the same author.
Metre(s) Dactylic hexameter
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Comment Wallies (1891, XX) also provides a transcription of the marginal adscript (mg. sin. vv. 1-2): 'εὐχ ÷ ρ στ΄ | πάυ λ ᾶχ', which is interpreted differently in the scholarship.

VGH 377.D suggests that this is an abbreviation of Paulos' last name, Εὐχ(ά)ρ(ι)στ(ος). This interpretation is contested by Mercati, Franchi de' Cavalieri (1923: 357): 'Praestantem hunc codicem diligenter exaravit Paulus quidam monachus, cui perperam fecit nome Εὐχάριστος M. Vogel...' They suggest the following reading: 'Εὐχαριστ(ήριον) Παύλου μοναχοῦ'.

See also RGK III. 538: 'irrtümlich mit dem Familiennamen Eucharistios' in reference to VGH entry.

Moreover, VGH 377.D, footnote 6 refers to Wallies (1891: XX) and erroneously attributes Paulos' subscription to a second hand: '...wo die Unterschrift als von zweiter Hand bezeichnet wird'.
However, in Wallies: 'f. 214v eadem manu subscriptioni haec addita sunt'.
Number of verses 8
Related occurrence(s) [26430] ὑμνείω σε μάκαιρα κεδνὴ τριὰς ὑψιθόωκε [11th c.]
MANCHESTER - John Rylands University Library gr. 02 [11th c.] (f. 190v)
(6 verses) (1/8)
Acknowledgements Information on the occurrence courtesy of Georgi Parpulov.

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