Type 7044
(formerly typ/4950)

Θευδώρου Προδρόμοιο, τὰ δείματο χείρ τε νόος τε,
νοῦς μὲν ἀπεκφιτύσας, χεὶρ δέ τε γραψαμένη.
Text source P. Agapitos 2000, Poets and painters: Theodoros Prodromos' dedicatory verses of his novel to an anonymous Caesar, Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Byzantinistik (JÖB), 50, 173-185: 175
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Theodore Prodromos (12th c.) - PBW: Theodoros/25001/
Metre(s) Elegiacs
Subject(s) Theodore Prodromos (12th c.) - PBW: Theodoros/25001/
Tag(s) Praise of the author
Translation(s) The work of Theodore Prodromos, both hand and mind,
the mind which begot it and the hand which depicted it.
E. Jeffreys, 2012, Four Byzantine Novels, Liverpool: 19
Comment According to Agapitos (2000: 178-179), this epigram was written next to an illumination in the now lost dedication manuscript (offered to the patron) of Theodoros Prodromos’ ‘Rhodanthe and Dosiklos’, together with two other epigrams (cf. related types).
Number of verses 2
Occurrence(s) [26366] θευδώρου προδρόμοιο, τὰ δ(εί)ματο χ(εί)ρ τε νόο(ς) τε [1251-1325]
HEIDELBERG - Universitätsbibliothek - Palat. gr. 43 [1251-1325] (f. 38v)
(2 verses)
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