Type 2984
(formerly typ/1086)

Ὄρθωσις αὐτῆς σφαλμάτων ῥαθυμίας
Γεωργίου δʹ ἐξ εὐτελοῦς μονοτρόπου
ὅς βιβλοφύλαξ τῆσδε τῆς μονῆς πέλει,
ᾧ πάντες εὐχὰς προσνέμοιτε γνησίως
ἐντυγχάνοντες τῇ βίβλῳ γʹ ἀπροσκόπως
στιγμαῖς τὲ καὶ γράμμασι καὶ προσωδίαις.
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Translation(s) 'The correction of the rash mistakes due to negligence, comes from Georgios, the humble monk and keeper of the archives of this monastery, to whom you may all truly grant your prayers, you who read this book without stumbling, thanks to the punctuation, letters and prosodic signs'.
K. Bentein, K. Demoen 2012, The Reader in Eleventh-Century Book Epigrams, in F. Bernard, K. Demoen (eds.), Poetry and its Contexts in Eleventh-century Byzantium, Farnham/Burlington, 69-88: 80
Number of verses 6
Occurrence(s) [19687] ὄρθωσις αὐτῆς σφαλμάτ(ων) ῥαθυμί(ας) [1064]
MESSINA - Biblioteca Universitaria - S. Salv. 71 [1064] (f. 168r)
(6 verses)
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 546: "Librarii subscr."
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Last modified: 2019-06-04.