Type 4282
(formerly typ/2382)

Ἀκροπολίτης εὐσεβὴς Κυρίου λάτρις,
ἐξ ἀξίας δὲ καὶ μέγας λογοθέτης,
ὁμωνυμῶν σοι προσφέρω δῶρον λόγον·
σὺ δ' εἰς ἀμοιβὴν εἰς ᾀεί μου προστάττει.
Text source A. Papadopoulos-Kerameus, 1891, Ἱεροσολυμιτικὴ βιβλιοθήκη ἤτοι κατάλογος τῶν ἐν ταῖς βιβλιοθήκαις τοῦ ἁγιωτάτου ἀποστολικοῦ τε καὶ καθολικοῦ ὀρθοδόξου πατριαρχικοῦ θρόνου τῶν Ἱεροσολύμων καὶ πάσης Παλαιστίνης ἀποκειμένων ἑλληνικῶν κωδίκων (vol. 1), Saint-Petersburg: 122
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
Konstantinos Akropolites (13th c. - 14th c.) - PLP: I.520 (logothetes)
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s) Constantine I the Great (27/02/272 - 22/05/337)
Tag(s)
Comment The first verse has thirteen instead of the expected twelve syllables.
Note the pun: the poet of this epigram has the same name (v3 'ὁμωνυμῶν') as the saint he praises.
Bibliography
Number of verses 4
Occurrence(s) [20565] Ἀκροπολίτης εὐσεβὴς Κυρίου λάτρις [13th c.]
JERUSALEM - Patriarchike Bibliotheke - Panaghiou Taphou 40 [13th c.] (f. 220v)
(4 verses)
Acknowledgements
Contributor(s)
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 26: "Constant. Acropolites, In sermonem suum in laudem s. Constantini"
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