Type 3882
(formerly typ/1975)

Μέλος μελιχρὸν δαβιτικῆς ἐκ λύρας
ἐναρμονίως ἡ βίβλος αὕτη φέρει,
ὑμνοῦσα Χριστὸν τὸν θεάνθρωπον λόγον
σὺν πνεύματί τε τὸν Θεὸν καὶ πατέρα,
τῶν δαιμόνων δὲ μακρὰν ὠθοῦσα στίφη.
Text source R. Meesters, R. Praet, F. Bernard, K. Demoen 2016, Makarios' cycle of epigrams on the Psalms. Bodleian Baroccianus 194, Byzantinische Zeitschrift, 109(2), 837-860: 847
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
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Nikephoros Blemmydes (1197-1269)
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
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Critical Notes 2 ἐναρμονίως ] ἐν ἁρμονίαις Parpulov
4 σὺν ] ἐπὶ Parpulov
Translation(s) The sweet melody of David's lyre
is harmoniously written in this book,
which hymns Christ, the Word human and divine,
with the Holy Ghost, and also God the Father,
pushing the ranks of demons far away.
Language: English
R. Meesters, R. Praet, F. Bernard, K. Demoen 2016, Makarios' cycle of epigrams on the Psalms. Bodleian Baroccianus 194, Byzantinische Zeitschrift, 109(2), 837-860: 847
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Number of verses 5
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