Type 4989
(formerly typ/3042)

Ἀμοῦν τὸ χρησμῴδημα διασαφίζει
ἄριστα ὡς ἔνεστι καθ’ ἱστορίαν
Κύριλλος ὁ πρόεδρος Ἀλεξανδρείας·
εἶθ’ οὕτως αὖθις εἰς θεωρίαν ἄγει
καὶ διατρανοῖ μυστικῶς καὶ πανσόφως
τὸν κεκρυμμένον ἐν τῷ γράμματι νόμον.
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) Cyril of Didouseya < Egypt (378 - 27/06/444) (patriarches of Alexandria < Egypt)
Tag(s) Reference to content of the book
Comment The epigram is edited amongst the spurious poems of Psellos by Westerink in his edition (1992: xxxi, 461), but the editor was only based on one late MS, Scorialensis Ψ. ΙΙ. 1 (16th century).
Number of verses 6

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Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 38: "Michael Psellus*, In Cyrilli Alex. interpretationem in Amos proph."
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