Type 5762
(formerly typ/3783)

Ὁμολογῶ, ἐγώ εἰμι ὁ γράφων Συμεώνις,
εὑρὼν τὴν βίβλον ταύτην τε, ἣν οὐδέποτε εἶδον,
ἐν τῷ χωρίῳ τῷ καλῷ, τὸ λεγόμενον Μέστρας,
ὀρέγωμαι τοῦ γράφειν τε τοὺς βίους τῶν ἁγίων
τὴν δ᾽ ἀρετὴν ἀπέχομαι πόρρω μακρὰν τῶν ἔργων.
Text source S. Mercati 1970, Lo scriba del codice Ottoboniano greco 441 è il patriarca Constantinopolitano Simeone I, in S. Mercati (ed.), Collectanea Byzantina (vol. 2), Bari, 11-15: 12
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
Symeon Amathoisios (1426-1450 - 1486) - RGK: III.593 - VGH: 408.A - PLP: XI.27068 (archithytes, hieromonachos of Trapezous < Turkey, patriarches of Konstantinoupolis < Turkey, thytes)
Metre(s) Decapentasyllable
Subject(s) Symeon Amathoisios (1426-1450 - 1486) - RGK: III.593 - VGH: 408.A - PLP: XI.27068 (archithytes, hieromonachos of Trapezous < Turkey, patriarches of Konstantinoupolis < Turkey, thytes)
Tag(s) Self-presentation
Comment Text of Mercati (1970: 12) modified by DBBE.
Bibliography
Number of verses 5
Occurrence(s) [23118] Ὁμολογῶ, ἐγώ εἰμι ὁ γράφων Συμεώνις [1477]
VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Ottob. gr. 441 [1477] (f. 75v)
(5 verses)
Acknowledgements
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 529: "Symeon Trapezunt. patr. CP., Subscriptio"
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