Type 2543
(formerly typ/633)

Ἀλλ’ ὦ Θεοῦ δώρημα πᾶσιν ἐν βίῳ,
ἐξαίρετον δὲ τοῖς μονάζουσι κλέος,
Θεόδωρε τρισμέγιστε πατέρων πάτερ
διδασκάλων τε πρῶτε τοῖς ὑφηλίῳ,
δέχνυς Ἰωάννοιο τοῖσγε τὸν πόθον
γράψαντα πίστει τούσδε τοὺς βραχεῖς στίχους.
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Ioannes Stoudites
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Tag(s) Praise of the author
Comment Lauxtermann (2003: 355): 'John the Stoudite wrote this dedicatory epigram to accompany another epigram of his, inc. Ναυκρατίου μεγάλου, 6 vv. (ed. AUVRAY, p. LXVI), which he had written in honour of Naukratios. In other words, this is an epigram on an epigram'.
Number of verses 6

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Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 35: "Ioann. Studites, In epigr. suum in laudem Naucratii mon. (BHG 1756a.IΙ)"
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