Type 6798
(formerly typ/4691)

Σταυρὸς προεστὼς τῇ θύρᾳ τῇ τῆς κέλλης
φάλαγγας δεινῶν ἐκδιώκει δαιμόνων.
-- Εἰπέ μοι σταυρὲ πόθεν τὸ νῖκος ἔχεις;
καὶ πῶς διώκεις δαιμόνων καταιγίδας;
-- ὁ προσπαγείς μοι Χριστὸς ἐν τῷ κρανίῳ
αὐτὸς δέδωκε κατ' ἐχθρῶν μοι τὸ νῖκος
ὅπως φυλάσσω τοὺς ἐνθάδε οἰκοῦντας.
Ὁ δάκνων ὄφις καὶ πᾶν ἰοβόλον θηρίον
φεῦγε ἐκ τῆς οἰκίας ταύτης.
Title(s) Precatio librarii adversus diabolum
Text source S. Eustratiades 1917, Ἁγιορειτικῶν κωδίκων σημειώματα, Γρηγόριος ὁ Παλαμᾶς, 1, 49-771: 158-159
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Tag(s) Prayer
Comment The last two lines are not metrical.
Number of verses 9
Occurrence(s) [20457] Σταυρὸς προεστὼς τῇ θύρᾳ τῇ τῆς κέλλης [14th c.]
ATHOS - Mone Megistes Lauras Γ 68 (Eustratiades 308) [14th c.] (f. 156v)
(9 verses)

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