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.
Text source DBBE
Text status Text completely known
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)

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Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 476: "In s. Ioannem evang."
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Last modified: 2022-03-09.