Type 5237
(formerly typ/3281)

Ὁ πάντα κόσμον ἐν λόγῳ κτίσας πάλαι
καὶ νῦν δὲ σώζων ὡς φιλάνθρωπος φύσει,
τῇ σωστικῇ σου, Δεσπότα, προμηθίᾳ
σύμπραττε τῷ γράψαντι καὶ κεκτημένῳ·
ἐν σοὶ γάρ ἐστιν ἡ βροτῶν σωτηρία.
Text source A. Acconcia Longo 2016, Il «Poema» di introduzione del Salterio Vat. gr. 752, in B. Crostini Lappin, G. Peers (eds.), A Book of Psalms from Eleventh-century Byzantium: The Complex of Texts and Images in Vat. Gr. 752, Vatican City, 157-178: 176
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Comment The epigram usually accompanies the psalms, along with other Psalter epigrams. However, its content is not related to the psalms, as testified by its presence as a prayer at the end of a manuscript (occurrence 22621) and as a book epigram along with Klimax' Ladder (occurrence 22038).
Number of verses 5

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