Type 4107
(formerly typ/2201)

Λουκᾶς ἠπιόθυμος, ἀκεστορίης ἐπιΐστωρ,
ὅσσα περὶ Χριστοῖο θεηγόρος ἔθνεα Παῦλος
κηρύσσων ἐδίδασκεν ἀπὸ στομάτων ἐριτίμων
ἐνθάδε πάντ' ἐπάγειρε καὶ ἐν σελίδεσσιν ἔθηκε·
τοὔνεκα <καὶ> μερόπεσσιν εὐάγγελος ἄλλος ἐδείχθη.
Title(s) Ἐπίγραμμα εἰς τὸν ἅγιον Ἀπόστολον Λουκᾶν τὸν Εύαγγελιστήν.
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Metre(s) Dactylic hexameter
Subject(s) Luke (evangelist, saint) (1st c.)
Tag(s) Praise of the author
Translation(s) Gentle-hearted Luke, versed in the knowledge of medicine,
has collected here and put on paper all the things
about Christ that Paul, divinely inspired,
preached and taught to the gentiles, with his highly-praised mouth.
Therefore he appeared to the mortals as another evangelist.
Language: English
K. Bentein, F. Bernard, K. Demoen, M. De Groote 2010, New Testament Book Epigrams, Byzantinische Zeitschrift, 103(1), 13-23: 16
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Last modified: 2019-09-04.