Type 3794
(formerly typ/1887)

Τὴν χρυσοτευκτόστικτον ἀργυφῆ βίβλον
ἣν ἐκρότησε τοῦ θεοῦ τελῶν στόμα
τῶν ποιμενάρχων Γρηγόριος ἀκρότης
τεύξας μοναστὴς Ἰωσὴφ ἀρχηγέτης
μονῆς μοναστῶν Παντοκράτορος λόγου
τῆς Παντανάσσης τῇ μονῇ δῶρον νέμει
εἰς λύτρον εἰς κάθαρσιν ἀγνοημάτων.
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) Gregorios of Nazianzos < Cappadocia (329 - 25/01/390) - PBW: Gregorios/128/
Tag(s) Dedication
Translation(s) The monk Joseph, leader of the monastery of the Pantocrator-Logos, who made this book glittering with silver-whiteness, dappled with gold, which Gregory the highest of the people-shepherds, being the mouthpiece of God, composed, presents it as a present to the Monastery of the Pantanassa for the cleansing of his sins.
Language: English
K. Weitzmann, G. Galavaris, 1990, The Monastery of Saint Catherine at Mount Sinai. The Illuminated Greek Manuscripts. From the Ninth to the Twelfth Century (vol. 1), Princeton: 140
Bibliography
Number of verses 7
Occurrence(s) [19714] τ(ὴν) χρυσοτευκτόστικτον | ἀργυφῆ βίβλον
SINAI - Mone tes Hagias Aikaterines - gr. 339 (f. 437v)
(7 verses)
Acknowledgements
Contributor(s)
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 738: "Librarii subscr."
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Last modified: 2019-06-14.