Type 5202
(formerly typ/3253)

Φιλῶ σε, κόρη, τῆς σωφροσύνης χάριν,
φιλῶ σε, κόρη, τῆς φιλανδρίας χάριν,
φιλῶ σε, κόρη, τῆς εὐβουλίας χάριν,
φιλῶ σε, κόρη, τῆς καρτερίας χάριν,
φιλῶ σε, κόρη, τῆς συνέσεως χάριν,
τοῦ γνησίου ἔρωτος πρὸς σὸν νυμφίον.
Text source N. Bianchi 2011, «Non c’è differenza tra l’amore e l’ebbreza» ovvero Eliodoro nella biblioteca di Niceta Eugeniano, in N. Bianchi (ed.), Romanzi greci ritrovati. Tradizione e riscoperta dalla tarda antichità al Cinquecento, Bari, 47-65: 52-53
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s)
Tag(s) Reference to content of the book
Translation(s)
Comment In at least one occurrence (MS München gr. 157) the epigram is written after Heliodorus's Aethiopica, in a colophon dedicated to Chariclea, attributed to Theodorus Prodromus by Colonna (1938: 371) or to Nicetas Eugenianus according to Bianchi (2010: 13-24; 2011: 57-59). However, the poem can also be found in at least two other manuscripts (both copied by Ioannes Rhosos at the end of the 15th c.), functioning in other contexts.
Bibliography
Number of verses 6
Occurrence(s)
Acknowledgements
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 841: "Sine titulo (In s. Deiparam?)"
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