Type 2297
(formerly typ/350)

Θεοῦ διδόντος, οὐδὲν ἰσχύει φθόνος.
Καὶ μὴ διδόντος, οὐδὲν ἀνύει πόνος.
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Gregorios of Nazianzos < Cappadocia (329 - 25/01/390) - PBW: Gregorios/128/
Metre(s) Iambic trimeter
Critical Notes In some occurrences κόπος appears as a variant for πόνος (2).
Translation(s) Deo volente nil valet invidia, et
non volente nil valet labor.
Language: Latin
I. Hardt, 1810, Catalogus codicum manuscriptorum graecorum Bibliothecae Regiae Bavaricae. Tomus quartus: cod. CCCXLVIII-CCCCLXXII continens IV, Munich: 415
Comment Vassis (2005: 338):
'Θεοῦ διδόντος, οὐδὲν ἰσχύει φθόνος, Greg. Nazianzenus*, Sententia (...) -> Θεοῦ θέλοντος οὐδὲν ἰσχύει φθόνος'.
Vassis (2005: 338):
'Θεοῦ θέλοντος οὐδὲν ἰσχύει φθόνος Librarii nota (...) -> Θεοῦ διδόντος οὐδὲν ἰσχύει φθόνος'.

These verses are transmitted as Greg. Naz. carm. I.2.32 vv. 127-128 and are re-used as a book epigram in several manuscripts containing Gregory of Nazianzus' works.

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Number of verses 2
Related type(s)
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 338: "Sententia"
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