Type 4583
(formerly typ/2659)

Τέττιξ προφητῶν, ἡ λύρα τοῦ πνεύματος,
ὁ γῆν ἅπασαν ἐμφορῶν μελῳδίας·
ὦ πραότης, γνώρισμα τῆς ἐξουσίας.
Text source M. Lauxtermann, 2003, Byzantine Poetry from Pisides to Geometres (vol. 1), Vienna: 203
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
George of Pisidia < Asia Minor < Turkey (7th c.) - PBE: 2801 - PMBZ: 13114
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s)
Tag(s) Praise of the author
Translation(s) Cicada among the prophets, lyre of the Spirit, filling the whole world with thy melody: o gentleness, the hallmark of power.
Language: English
M. Lauxtermann, 2003, Byzantine Poetry from Pisides to Geometres (vol. 1), Vienna: 203
Bibliography
Number of verses 3
Occurrence(s) [24353] τέτιξ προφητῶν ἡ λύρα τοῦ πν(εύματο)ς
VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Barb. gr. 340 (f. 14r)
(3 verses)
Acknowledgements
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 726: "Georg. Pisides, In Davidem"
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Last modified: 2020-11-19.