Type 2645
(formerly typ/747)

βέλτιστον οὐδὲν ἢ καλῶν γνῶσις λόγων
γένος γὰρ ἡμῶν ἡ λόγων βρῶσις τρέφει
δῶρον βροτοῖς νέμουσα τὴν πανδαισίαν
ἐν ᾗ ποθεινὸς τοῖς βροτοῖς ἑστιάτωρ
ὀ παμμέγιστος Βασίλειος τυγχάνει.
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Scribe-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) Basil the Great (330-379) (episkopos of Kaisareia < Cappadocia)
Tag(s) Completion of the book
Comment Vassis has the incipit 'Βέλτιστον οὐδὲν ἢ γραφῆς τέλος <πέλει>', which, according to Rudberg (1961: 63) is written by another hand and is not part of this epigram.
Number of verses 5
Occurrence(s) [17067] βέλτιστον οὐδὲν ἢ καλῶν γνῶσις <λόγων> [11th-13th c.]
PATMOS - Mone tou Hagiou Ioannou tou Theologou 22 [11th-13th c.] (f. 305v)
(5 verses)
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 103: "Librarii subscr. in opera s. Basilii Magni"
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Last modified: 2019-07-01.