Occurrence 18714
(formerly occ/2096)

+ ἡ χεὶρ τὸ γράμμα· νοὖς τ εφέλ|κει τοὺς λόγους + |
τὸ πνεύμα δ᾽ αὔθις· συμπαρέσχεν | τὴν σχέσιν + |
τοὺς τρεῖς δακτύλους. ὡς τοῦ γρά|φειν ἔπαυσα + |
πέπαυμαι καὶ νῦν· τοῦ γράφειν | τὴν βίβλον ταύτην + |
φε(βρου)ἀρίω μήν(ι)· εἰς τὴν δευτέραν | βάσιν + |
ἔτος δ᾽ ὑπῆρχεν· τὰς χιλιάδας | φέρων· |
αὐτὰς μόνας ἓξ· ἅμα ἐξακο|σίων + |
τέσαρας καὶ δέκα· σὺν τῆς | ἰνδίκτω ἅμα + |
εἰ ἦτε πάντες· ὦ φίλοι μεμνη|μένοι· |
ὡς ἀναξίω· ἐμοί τε γράψαν|τι +·
παπὰς νικόλας, ὁ καὶ πανοι | χθαμαλῶ + |
μονῆς καλλίστης. τῆς τοῦ ἀρχιστρα|τήγου+ |
Type(s) [3005] ἡ χεὶρ τὸ γράμμα νοῦς τ᾽ ἐφέλκει τοὺς λόγους (12 verses)
Text source DBBE
Text status Text completely known
Date 1106
Manuscript OXFORD - Bodleian Library - Auct. E. 2.4 [1106]
Place in Manuscript f. 181v
Nikolaos (12th c.) - RGK: I.325
Palaeographical information The epigram is written in two columns, to be read vertically. The caesura is marked by a dot and each verse is splitted in two lines, the second of which contains the end of the verse, shifted on the right.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Comment The metre is not entirely accurate, but the metrical status of the text is confirmed by the layout of the epigram.

Atsalos (1991: 695-696 n. 17): "+ ἡ χεὶρ τὸ γράμμα· νοὖσ στε φέλκει (l. νοῦς τε ἐφέλκει) τοὺς λόγους ...".

3 ὡς τοῦ: ὥστ΄οὐ Coxe (1969: 636)
5 φε(βρου)ἀρίω μήν(ι): φέαρ ἰωμὴν Coxe (1969: 636)
Image source(s) Lake plate 113
Number of verses 12

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