Type 6109
(formerly typ/4094)

Μυστηριώδη καὶ ξένην ὁρῶν θέαν,
νοῦν βλέμμ' ἄνω μέν, χεῖρα δ' αὖ μύστην φέρει,
ὃν βροντᾷ βροντῆς θεολογῶν παῖς πᾶσιν.
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) John (evangelist, saint) (1st c.)
Tag(s) Praise of the author
Comment In an eighteenth-century manuscript, on which Kominis (1951: 278) relies, the epigram counts 9 lines. Actually, from line 4 onwards a new poem begins, according to an older witness, inc. 'ἔφησε συνάναρχον, ὁ βροντῆς γόνος'.
Number of verses 3
Related type(s) [6645] Ἔφησε συνάναρχον ὁ βροντῆς γόνος (11 verses) (Same cycle)
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 476: "In s. Ioannem evang."
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Last modified: 2020-09-28.