Type 2749
(formerly typ/861)

Νέμοις μοι Σῶτερ λιταῖς τοῦ διαδόχου
εὔνοιαν γνώμης τῆς εἰς σὲ θυμηδίας
λέγειν καὶ πράττειν τὰ σοὶ φίλα δεόντως
ὄκιστα πνεῦμα παρέχων μοι τὸ θεῖον
ὕλης παθῶν με καθαίρων τὸν σόν λάτριν.
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Neilos of Rossano < Calabria < Southern Italy < Italy (saint) (910 - 26/09/1004) - VGH: 328.A, 378.E - PMBZ: 27657: "Personenkennziffer: 25503" (abbas of the Monastery of Saint Mary < Grottaferrata < Lazio < Italy)
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) Diadochos (400-486) (episkopos of Photike < Greece)
Comment Note the acrostic indicating the name of the scribe: Ν Ε Λ Ο Υ. To fit this acrostic, the poet had to make a little concession regarding the spelling of ὤκιστα: ὄκιστα.
Number of verses 5
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 484: "Nilus Iunior Grottaferr., In s. Diadochum ep. Photicensem"
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Last modified: 2020-02-18.