Occurrence 17770
(formerly occ/1022)

τεκνοκτόνο(ς) φεῦ ὁ πρὸ τοῦ βρεφοκτόνο(ς)·
τὸ πᾶν συνάξ(ειν) πικρὸ(ς) ἀν(θρωπ)οκτόνο(ς)·
νοῦς δερμάτινο(ς) ἢ λίθινο(ς) καρδία·
φερωνύμ(ως) φεῦ ἡρώδ(ης) παντοκτόνος· |
σὺ μισοτεκνεῖς φιλοτεκνεῖ θηρία·
ὧ κ(αὶ) λεόντ(ων) ἁγριωτέρα φύσ(ις):-
Type(s) [2321] Τεκνοκτόνος, φεῦ, ὁ πρὸ τοῦ βρεφοκτόνος (6 verses)
Text source DBBE
Text status Text completely known
Date 13th c.
Manuscript VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Vat. gr. 136 [13th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 61v
Palaeographical information Written in the lower margin of the folio by the scribe of the main text.
Contextual information The text comment upon the misdeeds of Herodes (5.22 = 1.391.11 ss. ed. Dindorf).
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Subject(s) John Zonaras (11th c. - 12th c.) - PBW: Ioannes/6007/ (monachos, protasekretis)
Comment Mercati-De' Cavalieri (1923: 161) give only the first and last verse.
Image source(s) https://digi.vatlib.it/view/MSS_Vat.gr.136/69
Bibliography
Number of verses 6
Acknowledgements
Transcriber(s)
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