Type 2376
(formerly typ/451)

Μουσοπόλας μελεδῶνας ἐνὶ πραπίδεσσιν ἑλίξας,
μοῦνος ἐνὶ μερόπεσσι μακάρτατον εὕραο κῦδος
ῥήτρην εὐκέλαδον γλυκεροῖς στομάτεσσιν ἀείσας,
ὀλβιοτεύκτων ἀνθρώπων ἠγλάϊσας φῦλα.
Title(s) Ἐπίγραμμα εἰς τὸν ἅγιον Διονύσιον
Text source S. De Groot 2021, Readers' Perspectives on Early Christian Texts. Book Epigrams in the Byzantine Manuscripts of Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite, Gent: 74
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Metre(s) Dactylic hexameter
Subject(s) Pseudo-Dionysios the Areopagite (5th c. - 6th c.)
Tag(s)
Translation(s) Epigram on the holy Dionysius
After having revolved the poetic sorrows in your mind,
You, alone of all people, have found the most blessed glory,
By singing the melodious speech with your sweet mouth,
You have glorified the races of men who are made in a blessed way.
Language
English
Source(s)
S. De Groot 2021, Readers' Perspectives on Early Christian Texts. Book Epigrams in the Byzantine Manuscripts of Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite, Gent: 74
Bibliography
Number of verses 4
Occurrence(s)
Acknowledgements
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 475: "In Dionys. Areopagitam"
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Last modified: 2022-01-04.