Type 5891
(formerly typ/3908)

Ἔχεις ἀληθὲς δρᾶμα κοὐ πεπλασμένον
πεφυρμένον τε μυθικῶν λήρων κόπρῳ,
ὁ φιλομαθὴς εὐσεβοφρόνων λόγων.
Εἰ γοῦν θέλεις σὺ καὶ Λυκόφρονος τρόπῳ
γλυκόφρονος νῦν ὡς θέμις ἐγνωσμένου,
λέξω τὰ πολλὰ νητρεκῶς ὧν μ’ ἱστορεῖς.
Text source A. Tuilier, 1969, La passion du Christ: tragédie. Grégoire de Nazianze, Paris: 30
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Tag(s) Reference to content of the book
Translation(s) Here is a truthful play, neither fictitious nor filled with the dung of foolish mythology, for you who are willing to learn pious subjects. So, if you want, I will tell truly the many things you are asking me about, even in the manner of Lycophron, now rightly considered a refined writer.
C. De Stefani, E. Magnelli 2009, Lycophron in Byzantine Poetry (and prose), in C. Cusset, É. Prioux (eds.), Lycophron: Éclats d'obscurité, Saint-Étienne, 593-620: 617
Number of verses 6
Occurrence(s) [23289] ἔχεις ἀληθὲς δρᾶμα κοὐ πεπλασμένον [1251-1300]
PARIS - Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) - gr. 2875 [1251-1300] (f. 56r)
(6 verses)

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Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 275: "In drama quod Christus patiens dicitur"
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Last modified: 2020-08-21.