Type 5161
(formerly typ/3216)

Οὐ Μωσαικῶς πρὸς σκιὰν μόνον βλέπει
τὰ θητὰ ρητὰ τοῦ σοφοῦ Ξιφιλίνου
Υψοῖ δὲ τ(ὸ)ν νοῦν μυστικαῖς θεωρίαις.
Εὐαγγελικὴν ἀποδισκεύων χάριν.
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) John VIII Xiphilinos (11th c.) - PBW: Ioannes/18/ (patriarches of Konstantinoupolis < Turkey)
Tag(s)
Translation(s) Non Mosaice solum umbram spectant admiranda verba sapientis Xiphilini, sed mentem extollit, mysticis contemplationibus Evangelicam demonstrans gratiam.
Language: Latin
J. Pasinus, A. Rivautella, F. Berta, 1749, Codices manuscripti Bibliothecae Regii Taurinensis Athenaei, Turin: 148
Comment The epigram has also been written in the 16th-century manuscript Oxford, Bodleian Library, Holkham Gr. 66 (f. 436v).
Bibliography
Number of verses 4
Occurrence(s) [21929] Οὐ Μωσαικῶς πρὸς σκιὰν μόνον βλέπει
TURIN - Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria Β. ΙΙΙ 30 (Pasini 40) ((gen.) at the end)
(4 verses)
Acknowledgements
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 571: "In Ioann. Xiphilini homilias"
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Last modified: 2021-04-22.