Type 3554
(formerly typ/1663)

Τῶν πρωτοτύπων οὐρανοῦ κινημάτων
καὶ τῶν ἑν αὐτῷ προσφυῶν παθημάτων
εὕροις παρ᾽ ἡμῖν εἰκόνας κεκρυμμένας·
ὁ νοῦς γὰρ ἡμῖν, οἷα λαμπρὸς φωσφόρος
τὸν ἥλιόν πως εἰκονίζει πανσόφως.
Title(s) Στίχοι ὅτι ἀναλογεῖ ό νοῦς μὲν τῷ ἡλίῳ, ἡ ψυχὴ τῇ σελήνῃ και ἡ σάρξ τῇ γῇ · ἐξ ὧν δή, νοός, ψυχῆς και σαρκός, συνιστάμενος ὁ ἄνθρωπος σώζει τύπον τοῦ σύμπαντος
Text source DBBE (based on occurrence τ(ῶν) πρωτοτύπων οὐ(ρα)νοῦ κινημάτ(ων))
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
Michael Psellos (1018-1081) - PBW: Michael/61/
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Tag(s)
Translation(s) Primitivorum caeli motuum,
Et ingenitarum in ipso adfectionum
Inventes in nobis absconditas imagines.
Mens enim nobis, veluti fulgens lucifer,
Solem quadammodo repraesentat sapientissime.
Language: Latin
A. Bandini, 1770, Catalogus codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Mediceae Laurentianae (vol. 3), Florence: 2
Comment The type is based on the occurrence in Laur. Plut. 71, Cod. 2 and features the first five verses of Michael Psellos' 'De motibus caeli cum anima comparatis' poem. See Westerink (1992: 235-236, Poema 13) for the full text edition and information on other manuscripts containing the poem.
Bibliography
Number of verses 5
Occurrence(s) [19474] τ(ῶν) πρωτοτύπων οὐ(ρα)νοῦ κινημάτ(ων)
FLORENCE - Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana (BML) - Plut. 71, Cod. 2 (f. 322v)
(5 verses)
Acknowledgements
Contributor(s)
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 815: "Mich. Psellus, De motibus caeli cum anima comparatis"
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