Type 5756
(formerly typ/3780)

Ὦ Παῦλε σοφέ, τῆς οἰκουμένης ῥήτωρ,
λύρα γνωστικὴ μυστουργοῦσα τὰ θεία,
ἄνοιξον κἀμοί θύραν εἰς σωτηρίαν,
δίδου μοι πένθος χαροποιὸν λιταῖς σου,
ζηλοῦν σε μέντοι ἱκάνωσον ἐν τάχει
τὸν σὸν φοιτητήν, εἰ γε θέμις καὶ τούτων,
στοργῇ γὰρ τῇ σῇ καὶ μόνον πιεσμονὴν
ξύω τοὺς λόγους σοὺς Μιχαὴλ ὁ τλήμων.
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Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s)
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s)
Tag(s)
Translation(s) Oh wise Paul, rhetor of the inhabited world
the spiritual lyre singing divine words
Language
English
Source(s)
K. Demoen, R. Ricceri, M. Tomadaki 2021, Paul in Byzantine Book Epigrams, in M. Cacouros, J. Sautel (eds.), Des cahiers à l'histoire de la culture à Byzance. Hommage à Paul Canart, codicologue (1927-2017), Leuven / Paris / Bristol, 117-134: 128
Comment
Partial translation: vv. 1-2
Bibliography
Number of verses 8
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Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 890: "Librarii subscr. in Pauli epistulas"
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Last modified: 2022-12-21.