Occurrence 26801
(formerly occ/10873)

Type(s) [7340] Φονεὺς Λάμεχ πέφυκε καὶ μετὰ νόμον (2 verses)
Text source DBBE (Inspection of a reproduction of the manuscript)
Text status Text completely known
Date 12th c.
Manuscript ISTANBUL - Topkapi Sarayi Müzesi Kütüphanesi - Gayri İslami Eserler (G. İ.) 8 [12th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 52r
Contextual information The epigram accompanies a miniature of Lamech killing Cain and Tubalcain and adressing his two wives, located in the catena below Genesis 5:10.
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Image-related epigram
Comment The killing of Cain and Tubalcain by Lamech is not taken from the Septuagint, but is probably based on a non-canonical tradition (cf. Weitzmann - Bernabò (1999: 46)).
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Number of verses 2
Related occurrence(s) [26800] φονεὺς λάμεχ πέφυκε | καὶ μετὰ νόμον [1101-1150]
VATICAN CITY - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - Vat. gr. 746 [1101-1150] (f. 47r)
(2 verses) (2/2)
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