Occurrence 34672

Type(s) [34669] Καλῶς ἀπιστεῖς· μᾶλλον εἰς νοῦν εἰ λάβῃς (4 verses)
Text source DBBE (Inspection of a reproduction of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 1203
Manuscript VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Vat. gr. 130 [942-975]
Place in Manuscript f. 82v
Niketas Choniates (1155 - 1217) - VGH: 337.E - PBW: Niketas/25001/ - RGK: - PBE: - PLP: - PMBZ:
Palaeographical information Written by a later hand in the lower margin (hand 3, cf. Mazzucchi (1995)). Mazzucchi (1995: 254-255) identifies this hand as Niketas Choniates.

3 δυσάριθμα ] -α ex -ον corr. eadem manus
Contextual information The epigram is written next to and comments on Diodorus Siculus' Bibliotheca historica 2.5.6. It addresses the author of a previous annotation written in the left margin of this passage: "σημείωσαι τί φησὶν ὁ παρὼν ἱστορικὸς περὶ τῶν μακρῶν νηῶν τῶν ἐξελθουσῶν ἀπὸ λιμένος ἑνὸς τῆς Σικελίας· ὅπερ τέως ἐμοὶ δοκεῖ ἄπιστον". The epigram refers to the arrival of the fleet of the Crusaders to Constantinople in June 1203.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) Konstantinoupolis
Image source(s) https://digi.vatlib.it/view/MSS_Vat.gr.130/0086
Number of verses 4

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