Type 6074
(formerly typ/4051)

Βίον μισήσας τοῦ τελώνου, τρισμάκαρ,
καλοῦντι Χριστῷ ἠκολούθησας πόθῳ.
Πῦρ δεκάτῃ κατέκαυσε λιρὸν Ματθαῖον ἐν ἕκτῃ·
Οὔρεος ἐν λοφίῃ Ματθαίῳ ἔδωκε Χριστὸς
ῥαῦδον ἔχειν ᾗ δὴ μυρί' ἔοργε καλά.
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
Michael Apostoles Byzantios (1420 - 1474-1486) - RGK: I.278, II.379, III.454 - VGH: 305.B
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) Matthew (evangelist, saint) (1st c.)
Tag(s) Praise of the author
Comment There are no manuscripts in which the epigram functions as a book epigram.
Bibliography
Number of verses 5
Acknowledgements
Contributor(s)
Identification
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Last modified: 2020-08-20.