Occurrence 31121

Type(s) [3254] Πρόφρων τοι τόδε δῶκ᾽ ἀντώνιε Δῶρον ἀγαυόν (6 verses)
Text source DBBE (Inspection of a reproduction of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 15th c.
Manuscript VENICE - Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana - gr. Z. 148 (coll. 488) [15th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. Iv
Person(s)
Patron
Basileios Bessarion (1399-1400 - 18/11/1472) - RGK: I.41, II.61, III.77 - VGH: 59.E - PLP: II.2707 (kardinalios)
Palaeographical information The epigram is repeated twice, with slight variations.
1 δῶκ᾽ ἀντώνιε e βονκόντη πόρε eadem manus supra lineam correxit
The fourth verse is written in the right margin.
Contextual information According to Mioni (1981: 209) ff. I-II were taken from the Marc. gr. 456, which contains the Iliad and the Odyssey. In its original context the poem used to function as a book epigram.
Metre(s) Dactylic hexameter
Genre(s) Patron-related epigram
Subject(s)
Bibliography
Number of verses 6
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