Type 6717
(formerly typ/4614)

Ἀρχὴν μὲν Ἀδὰμ ἔσχεν βίβλος καὶ τέλος
τὸ πορφυρογέννητον εὐσεβὲς κράτος.
Text source N. Panagiotakis 1965, Λέων ὁ Διάκονος, Ἐπετηρὶς Ἑταιρείας Βυζαντινῶν Σπουδῶν (EEBS), 34, 1-138: 49
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) Adam
Comment The epigram refers to the chronicle written by the author known as "Pseudo-Symeon". This is a world history from the creation of the world to the year 963.
Number of verses 2
Occurrence(s) [25180] ἀρχὴν μὲν ἀδὰμ ἔσχεν βίβλος κ(αὶ) τέλος [14th-15th c.]
PARIS - Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) - gr. 1712 [14th-15th c.] (f. 18v)
(2 verses)

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Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 80: "In Pseudo-Symeonis chronicum (tit.)"
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