Type 4587
(formerly typ/2663)

Βησσαρίωνος ἀριπρεπέος τόδε σῆμα κεκεύθει
σῶμα νέκυν τ' ἀρετῆς καὶ σοφίης ἁπάσης.
Ψυχὴ δ' οὐκ ἀέκουσ' ἀνέβη μέγαν οὐρανὸν εἴσω
ῥεῖα βιωσομένη χώρῳ ἐν εὐαέϊ.
Text source É. Legrand, 1885, Bibliographie Hellénique ou description raisonnée des ouvrages publiés par des Grecs aux XVe et XVIe siècles (vol. 1), Paris: LXV
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Michael Apostoles Byzantios (1420 - 1474-1486) - RGK: I.278, II.379, III.454 - VGH: 305.B - PLP: I.1201
Metre(s) Elegiacs
Subject(s) Basileios Bessarion (1399-1400 - 18/11/1472) - RGK: I.41, II.61, III.77 - VGH: 59.E - PLP: II.2707 (kardinalios)
Number of verses 4

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Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 103: "Michael Apostoles, Epitaphium in Bessarionem"
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Last modified: 2021-12-21.