Type 2051
(formerly typ/125)

Πεπείραμαι κυροῦν, ἐν βραχέσι πλεῖστα,
ῥήτορσι γὰρ κάλλος συντομία ἔπους.
Ῥητρεύσεών σου ὡς ἔφης τὰς ἐκφράσεις
χωλὰς τὸ πῶς νοοῦντες εἰπεῖν οὐκ ἔχω,
ἡμείψαμέν που ἢ κεκόψαμεν πάλιν.
Ἀλλʹ, ὡς πατήρ, σύγγνωθι φιλτάτοις τέκνοις,
θαρρεῖν γάρ ἐστιν οὐ κακίζειν τοῦτό σε.
Title(s) Δανιήλ, μοναχοῦ ταπεινοῦ Ῥαϊθηνοῦ, εἰς τὸν βίον τοῦ κυροῦ Ἰωάννου τοῦ ἐπίκλην Σχολαστικοῦ
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Ioannes Raithenos (monkname Daniel)
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) John Klimax (6th c. - 7th c.) - PMBZ: 13914: "Personenkennziffer: 2791"
Translation(s) In paucis plurima exprimere conatus sum;
Eloquentiae enim candidatis probatur in narratione brevitas.
Orationum tuarum, ut vocas, descriptiones
Mutilas, dicere non pussum, quomodo excogitantes
Mutaverimus alicubi, vel contra secuerimus.
Sed tu, ut pater ignosce carissimis filiis;
Fiducia enim est, te id non improbaturum.
A. Bandini, 1764, Catalogus codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Mediceae Laurentianae (vol. 1), Florence: 266
Comment This poem has different titles in other ms.:
Papadopoulos-Kerameus (1894: 113):
'Στίχοι "Δανιήλ, μοναχοῦ ταπεινοῦ Ῥαϊθηνοῦ, εἰς τὸν βίον τοῦ κυροῦ Ἰωάννου τοῦ ἐπίκλην Σχολαστικοῦ"'.
Papadopoulos-Kerameus (1897: 152):
'"Δανιὴλ μοναχοῦ Ῥαϊθηνοῦ εἰς τὸν βίον τοῦ κυροῦ Ἰωάννου τοῦ ἐπίκλην Σχολαστικοῦ"'.
Hardt (1806c: 229):
'Δανιὴλ μοναχοῦ ῥαϊθηνοῦ ἐις τὸν βίον τοῦ ἀββᾶ ἰωάννου τοῦ ἐπίκλην σχολαστικοῦ'.
Hardt (1810: 361):
'Δανιὴλ ταπεινοῦ μοναχοῦ ῥαϊθηνοῦ εἰς τὸν βίον τοῦ κυροῦ ἰωάννου τοῦ ἐπίκλην σχολαστικοῦ. (...) Danielis humilis monachi Rhaituensis in vitam domini Ioannis Scholastici cognomine'.
Hardt (1810: 419):
'Δανιὴλ μοναχοῦ ῥαϊθηνοῦ εἰς τὸν βίον τοῦ κυροῦ. Ἰωάννου τοῦ ἐπίκλην σχολαστικοῦ'.

The first two verses of this type also appear as a separate epigram; Martini-Bassi (1906: 500).

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Number of verses 7
Related type(s) [31342] Ὁ συντομίζων ῥητορείως ὡς ἔφης (5 verses) (Same cycle)

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