Type 2413
(formerly typ/486)

Εἰκόνας οὐρανίων τελετῶν ἱερῶν τε θεωρῶν
ἡμετέρων Χριστοῦ Διονύσιος ἔφρασε μύστης,
ὅς ποτ᾽ Ἀθηναίων κατ᾽ Ἀρήϊον ἥμενος ὄχθον
ἀντὶ δικασπολίης ἱερὸν μετεκίαθε Παῦλον.
Text source S. De Groot 2021, Readers' Perspectives on Early Christian Texts. Book Epigrams in the Byzantine Manuscripts of Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite, Gent: 79
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Metre(s) Dactylic hexameter
Subject(s)
Tag(s) Praise of the author
Translation(s) By contemplating the images of heavenly rites and of
Our sacred mysteries, Dionysius, the initiate of Christ, expressed them.
He once sat on the Athenian hill of Ares,
But instead of remaining in office as judge, he followed after the holy Paul.
Language: English
S. De Groot 2021, Readers' Perspectives on Early Christian Texts. Book Epigrams in the Byzantine Manuscripts of Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite, Gent: 79
Bibliography
Number of verses 4
Occurrence(s)
Acknowledgements
Contributor(s)
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 183: "In s. Dionysium (de mystica theologia)"
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Last modified: 2022-01-06.