Type 1879
(formerly typ/14)

Βίβλος ἐπουρανίοιο καὶ ἀθανάτου βασιλῆος
τοῖς καθαροῖσι νόον μυστήρια λαμπρὰ φαείνει.
Τὴν δʹ ἐγὼ αὐτὸς ἔγραψα πόθω τολμήεντι πιθήσας
Συμεὼν οἰκτρὸς μοναχοῖσι καὶ ἱερεῦσιν.
Οἱ μετʹ ἐμὲ τρυφόωντες ἐμοῖο πόνοιο μέμνησθε.
Title(s) Στίχοι εἰς τὸ Τετραευάγγελον
Text source A. Marava-Chatzinikolaou, C. Toufexi-Paschou, 1978, Catalogue of the Illuminated Byzantine Manuscripts of the National Library of Greece. Manuscripts of the New Testament Texts 10th-12th Century (vol. 1), Athens: 103
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Metre(s) Dactylic hexameter
Tag(s)
Translation(s) This is the Book of the immortal heavenly King which reveals brilliant mysteries to those who are pure in thought. This Book, I, Symeon, miserable monk and priest, did write in obedience to a bold urge. Those who share in its delight should remember my labour.
Language: English
A. Marava-Chatzinikolaou, C. Toufexi-Paschou, 1978, Catalogue of the Illuminated Byzantine Manuscripts of the National Library of Greece. Manuscripts of the New Testament Texts 10th-12th Century (vol. 1), Athens: 103
Comment Unique epigram (Athens EBE 76).
Bibliography
Number of verses 5
Occurrence(s) [17014] Βίβλος ἐπουρανίοιο | καὶ ἀθανάτου βασιλῆος
ATHENS - Ethnike Bibliotheke tes Hellados 76 (f. 362v)
(5 verses)
Acknowledgements
Identification
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Last modified: 2020-11-19.