Type 6313
(formerly typ/4268)

Ὥσπερ τὸ τέρμα χρηστὸν ἴδον, Χριστέ μου,
ἴδοιμι χρηστὸν καὶ τὸ κάλλος τῶν λόγων.
Title(s) Librarii precatio in fine libri
Text source F. Valerio 2016, Analecta Byzantina, Medioevo Greco. Rivista di storia e filologia bizantina. (MEG), 16, 255-302: 264
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) Jesus Christ (10 BC-1 BC - 30-33)
Critical Notes v. 2 ἴδοιμι ] ἔδοιμι Marc. gr. app. IX 16
Comment Note the subtle pun between χρηστός and Χριστός, which was very common in Byzantine literature.
Number of verses 2
Occurrence(s) [24230] ὥσπερ τὸ τέρμα χρηστὸν ἴδον χ(ριστ)έ μου [1486]
VENICE - Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana - gr. app. IX 16 [10/01/1486] (f. 404r)
(2 verses)

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