Type 2117
(formerly typ/177)

Ὕψους ἀνάκτων εὐκλεὴς σκηπτουχία
ταῖς ἡδοναῖς θέλχθητι ταῖς ἐκ τῶν λόγων
καὶ τὴν ψυχὴν τέρφθητι καὶ χαίρων κρότει·
σοῖς οἰκέταις βράβευε χεῖρα πλουσίαν.
Text source A. Rhoby, 2018, Ausgewählte Byzantinische Epigramme in Illuminierten Handschriften, Wien: 159-160
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Comment The manuscript which contains this epigram was first dedicated to Michael VII, but after his death offered to his successor Nikephoros Botaneiates (cf. Spatharakis (1976: 113-114) and Paul (2012: 94)).
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Number of verses 4
Occurrence(s) [17049] ὕψους ἀνάκτων εὐκλεὴς σκηπτουχία
PARIS - Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) - Coisl. 79 (f. 2bisr)
(4 verses)
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