Type 5782
(formerly typ/3800)

Ὄντως ὁποῖα τοῖς ἀριστεῦσι φίλα
ὁ Θηκαρᾶς τέτευχας ἀριστοτρόπως
ὤ τὶς σοφός τε τὴν ψυχὴν καὶ γεννάδας
τούτοις ἑλεῖται λατρεύειν Θεῷ πόθῳ.
Text source P. Skaltsis (ed.), 2008, Θηκαρᾶς. Στίχοι εἰς τοὺς θείους Ὕμνους. Διονυσίου καὶ Μητροφάνους, Περὶ τῶν Ὕμνων. Θηκαρᾶ Μοναχοῦ, Λόγοι περὶ πίστεως, Ἑρμηνεία τῶν Ὕμνων, ̔Ωρολόγιον τῶν θείων Ὕμνων, Ἀσκητικὴ Ἀκολουθία, Χαροποιὰ Πένθη. Θεοδούλου Μοναχοῦ, Διήγησις καὶ Ἀνθολόγιον περὶ τῶν Ὕμνων, Mount Athos: 4
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
Metrophanes (monachos)
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) Thekaras
Tag(s) Praise of the author
Comment In the MS Benaki 38 (cf. of Lappa-Zizica/Rizou-Couroupou 1991: 68) only the first 2 verses are attributed to Metrofanes.
Ιn the MS Laura Λ 59 (cf. Eustratiades 1925: 274) there is a different order of the distichs.
Bibliography
Number of verses 4
Occurrence(s) [23137] NA
SOFIA - Centar I Dujcev D. gr. 1 (f. 284r)
(? verses)
Acknowledgements
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 910: "Galaction mon., In hymnos Thecarae"
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