Type 3409
(formerly typ/1547)

Πολλῶν πόνων ἔρανος ἠκριβωμένος·
οὐδὲν περιττὸν οὐδὲ λεῖπον ἐνθάδε
τὰ πάντα δ᾽ ὡς χρὴ καὶ καλῶς ἐσκεμμένα
καὶ τι πλέον φέροντα τολμήσας λέγω·
χάρις δὲ πᾶσα τῷ σοφῷ Χρυσοστόμῳ.
Text source A. Rhoby, 2018, Ausgewählte Byzantinische Epigramme in Illuminierten Handschriften, Wien: 379-380
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) John Chrysostom (saint)
Critical Notes 2 οὐδὲ λεῖπον ] οὐδὲν λοιπὸν Stevenson, ἐλλεῖπον Mioni, cod. Marc. gr. Z. 495
3 ἐσκεμμένα ] ἐσκαμμένα Mioni, cod. Marc. gr. Z. 495
4 τολμήσας ] ταληθῆ Kitchin, cod. Oxon. 51
Comment The attribution of the epigram to Iohannes Chortasmenos (14th-15th c.) seems to be wrong, as the epigram is preserved in earlier manuscripts as well.
Number of verses 5
Related type(s) [2568] Πολλῶν πόνων ἔρανος ἠκριβωμένος (4 verses) (Variant (permutation of words))

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