Type 4579
(formerly typ/2657)

Κύρῳ, ἀκεστορίης πανυπέρτατα μέτρα λαχόντι,
καὐτῷ Ἰωάννῃ, μάρτυσι θεσπεσίοις,
Σωφρόνιος, βλεφάρων ψυχαλγέα νοῦσον ἀλύξας,
βαιὸν ἀμειβόμενος τήνδ' ἀνέθηκε βίβλον.
Title(s) Εἰς Κῦρον καὶ Ἰωάννην
Text source W. Paton, M. Tueller, 2014, The Greek Anthology. Books 1-5 (vol. 1), Cambridge: 56-57
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Metre(s) Elegiacs
Comment Although the Anthologia Palatina mentions Sophronios, Patriarch of Jerusalem, as author, Lauxtermann (2003: 199) notes: "In Vat. gr. 1607 (s. X ex.), by far the most important manuscript of the Miracles, the heading attached to the epigram reads: 'by Seneca the Iatrosophist'".
Number of verses 4
Occurrence(s) [21085] Κύρω ἀκεστορίης· πανυ|πέρτατα μέτρα λαχόντι [976-1000]
VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Vat. gr. 1607 [976-1000] (f. 33v)
(4 verses)

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Identification Anthologia Graeca, I.90
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Last modified: 2020-10-01.