Type 4343
(formerly typ/2440)

Ἡ Γρηγορίου πνευματόκρουστος λύρα,
μέλος παναρμόνιον ὑπηχουμένη
θεηγορίας καὶ καλῶν διδαγμάτων,
τὴν Ὀρφέως δείκνυσιν ἐκμελῆ λύραν.
Text source J. Sajdak, 1914, Historia critica scholiastarum et commentatorum Gregorii Nazianzeni, Krakau: 270
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Tag(s) Praise of the author
Critical Notes 3 καλῶν ] σοφῶν alia manus scr. supra lineam Ambr. D 90 sup.
Translation(s) pour ce qui est du style du Grégoire, sa lyre, "qui touche l'âme [...] en répandant un chant plein d'harmonie, de divin parler et de sages préceptes, fait sonner faux la lyre d'Orphée."
G. Cavallo, 2006, Lire à Byzance, Paris: 136
Partial translation, starting with a paraphrase
Number of verses 4
Occurrence(s) [20670] ἡ γρηγορίου πνευματόκρουστος λύρα [12th c.]
MILAN - Biblioteca Ambrosiana D 90 sup. [1176-1200] (f. 382v)
(4 verses)

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Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 296: "In laudem s. Gregorii Theologi"
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