Type 3878
(formerly typ/1972)

Τοῦ Πνεύματος τὰ θεῖα τόξα καὶ βέλη
τείνας ὁ Δαυὶδ ψαλμοκινήτῳ λύρᾳ,
ἅπασαν ὄντως προσβολὴν μὲν δαιμόνων
βάλλει, τιτρώσκει καὶ διώκει καὶ τρέπει·
πιστῶν δὲ πᾶσαν πρὸς Θεὸν πτεροῖ φρένα,
καὶ τῶν χαμερπῶν ἐξανιστᾷ φροντίδων
πρὸς τὴν ἐν ἔργοις ψυχικὴν σωτηρίαν.
Title(s) Ἴαμβοι εἰς τὴν βίβλον τῶν ψαλμῶν
Text source G. Parpulov, 2014, Toward a History of Byzantine Psalters, Plovdiv: 217
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
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Comment The poem also occurs in the 16th-century manuscript Mon. gr. 295 (f. 122v-123r), where it does not function as a book epigram.
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Number of verses 7
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