Type 2482
(formerly typ/561)

Ὥσπερ γυναικὸς τῆς Αἰγυπτίας πάλαι
πέφευγας τὴν δύστηνον ἐπιμιξίαν,
οὕτως κἀμὲ λύτρωσαι τῆς τυραννίδος
τῆς σατανικῆς, ὄπως ὑμνῶ σε, μάκαρ
Ἰωσὴφ, πάγκαλε θεοῦ θεράπον.
Title(s) Praefatio ad Ephraem sermonem in pulcherrimum Joseph
Text source R. Devreesse, 1937, Codices Vaticani Graeci. Codices 330-603 (vol. 2), Vatican City: 241
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) Joseph (son of Jacob-Bible, Genesis)
Comment This epigram precedes Ephraem's homily on the Biblical figure of Joseph of Egypt, whose story is narrated in Genesis 37-50.
The second line is metrically faulty.
Number of verses 5
Occurrence(s) [17980] ὥσπερ γυναικὸς, | τῆς αἰγυπτίας πάλαι [14th c.]
VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Vat. gr. 468 [14th c.] (f. 291v)
(5 verses)

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