Occurrence 31705

Type(s) [31702] Τὸν παιονισμὸν βουλγαρισμὸν δ’ εἰ γράφεις (2 verses)
Text source DBBE (Inspection of a reproduction of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 1146-1155
Manuscript HEIDELBERG - Universitätsbibliothek - Palat. gr. 252 [851-950]
Place in Manuscript f. 269r
John Tzetzes (12th c.) - PBW: Ioannes/459/
Palaeographical information Written in the right margin.
Contextual information The verse is written next to Thucydides' Histories 7.18.4 and refers to the word 'παιωνισμός' in the main text.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Comment Kaldellis (2015: 77): "The scholion concerns the paianismos, which was the singing of the paian, the battle cry raised by Greek armies before battle. The mss. have paionismos, with an omega, but there were variants (esp. in Herodotos) with an omicron. Modern editors of Thucydides prefer paianismos. Tzetzes seized the moment to interject some ethnography."
Image source(s) https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/cpgraec252/0549
Number of verses 2

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