Type 7019
(formerly typ/4930)

Σταυρὸς βλεπόντων ἀστραπηφόρον σέλας.
Σταυρὸς μοναστῶν εὔδρομος σωτηρία.
Σταυρὸς φιλούντων ἔνθεως πορνοκτόνος.
Σταυρὸς κλαόντων ἐξαλείπτωρ πταισμάτων.
Σταυρὸς φιλάγνων ἀσφαλέστατος φύλαξ.
Title(s) Ἐπιγράμματα μονόστιχα εἰς σταυρούς
Text source P. Speck, 1968, Theodoros Studites; Jamben auf verschiedene Gegenstände, Berlin: 208
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Image-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
Theodore of Stoudios (759-826) - PBE: 7369 - PMBZ: 18819: "Personenkennziffer: 7574/corr." (abbas of the Monastery of Stoudios < Konstantinoupolis < Turkey)
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) Holy Cross
Tag(s)
Translation(s)
Comment Vassis (2005: 685-686) gives five separate incipits.
The occurrence in ms Messina, BU, S. Salv. 117 is a variation of the type.
The epigram also occurs in Par. gr. 1630 (f. 221bisv), where it does not function as a book epigram.
Bibliography
Number of verses 5
Occurrence(s)
Acknowledgements
Identification
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Last modified: 2021-07-06.