Type 6321
(formerly typ/4276)

Οὐδεὶς μὲν χειρὶ τὴν θάλασσαν ἀντλῆσαι,
ἀνθρώπων ἀμήχανον ὅλως, πειρᾶται.
Βασίλειον οὕτω γε τὸν μέγαν γνώσει·
λαβεῖν εἰς τέλος ἰσχύσει ἐν σοφίᾳ.
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) Basil the Great (330-379) (episkopos of Kaisareia < Cappadocia)
Number of verses 4
Occurrence(s) [17288] οὐδεὶς μὲν χειρὶ τὴν θάλασ|σαν ἀντλῆσαι [10th-11th c.]
VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Vat. gr. 2056 [10th-11th c.] (f. 60v)
(4 verses)

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Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 562: "In s. Basilii homiliam in Psalmum"
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Last modified: 2020-08-26.