Type 2075
(formerly typ/148)

Σταυρὸς φύλαξ ἄριστος ἑδραία σκέπη
τεῖχος ὀχυρὸν, δαίμονας ταρβοῦν ὅπλον∙
ἑστὼς ἐν ἀρχῇ βιβλίου τοῦδε σκέπει
διδοὺς ἀρωγὸν χεῖρα τῷ κεκτημένῳ.
Text source A. Rhoby, 2018, Ausgewählte Byzantinische Epigramme in Illuminierten Handschriften, Wien: 109-110
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Image-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) Holy Cross
Critical Notes 1 ἑδραία ] ἐδραία ms.
3 ἑστὼς ] ἐστὼς ms.
Comment Accompanies a miniature of a cross at the beginning of the book.
Number of verses 4
Occurrence(s) [17253] στ(αυ)ρὸς φύλαξ ἄριστος ἐδραία σκέπη [1076-1125]
BERLIN - Humboldt-Universität Bibliothek, Abteilung für christliche Archäologie und kirchliche Kunst 3807 [1076-1125] (f. 1r)
(4 verses)

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