Occurrence 25161
(formerly occ/9178)

+ στῆθη κ(αὶ) βλέψων ἀν(θρωπ)ε τὸ τῆς ζοης σ(ο)ῦ τέλος.
κ(αὶ) σκεψ(ην) λάβε | κατα νοῦν καὶ μάθε σου τ(ὴν) φύσ(ιν)
θρηνησων· βλεπον με νεκρῶν· | τ(ῶν) προ μικρού ση φιλ(ον)
ἐπαυσ(αν) ὅργανα φωνῆς λαμπρότ(η)τ(ες) ο|μματων·
ὡς ἀνθ(ος) τ(ο)ῦ πρωσόπου σου το καλλ(ος) εμαράνθ(η)·
κ(αὶ) | ἐκ τῆ(ς) γῆς ὀ γιγενῆς· κ(αὶ) πάλ(ιν) ἐπιστρέφων
κ(αὶ) τάφω ξενὴ φιλακή | χωριζη με τον φίλ(ον)
ὦ παραδοξου θαυματος ὦ μιστιριου· | ξεν(ο)υ.
Type(s) [6710] Στῆθι καὶ βλέψον, ἄνθρωπε, τὸ τῆς ζωῆς σου τέλος (8 verses)
Text source DBBE
Text status Text completely known
Date 1276-1500
Manuscript PARIS - Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) - Coisl. 253 [9th-10th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 229r
Palaeographical information The epigram was added by a later hand. Devreesse (1945: 232): 'F. 229 d'une main moderne quelques vers politiques.'
Contextual information The epigram follows after the Letters of Ps.-Dionysius the Areopagite.
Metre(s) Decapentasyllable
Genre(s) Reader-related epigram
Image source(s) https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b110001025/f230.item
Number of verses 8

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