Type 6424
(formerly typ/4386)

Δαυὶδ βασιλεὺς καὶ προφητῶν ἀκρέμων
τὴν μοιχικὴν χάρυβδιν ἀντλήσας πάλαι
ποτήριον πέπωκεν ἀνδροκτασίας·
ἐπιστραφείς δε πρὸς Θεὸν μετὰ φόβου
πηγὰς ἀνεστόμωσε φιλανθρωπίας.
Title(s) Στίχοι εἰς τὸν Δαυὶδ ἁμαρτήσαντα
Text source G. Parpulov, 2014, Toward a History of Byzantine Psalters, Plovdiv: 243
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Not a critical text
Genre(s)
Person(s)
Poet
Theodoros Balsamon (12th c.) - PBW: Theodoros/20364/
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s)
Tag(s) Reference to content of the book
Comment Alternative title: Εἰς τὸν Δαυῒδ κλαίοντα τὴν μετὰ τῆς Βηρσαβεὲ μοιχείαν (Horna (1903: 178)).

The epigram is also preserved in post-1500 Psalters: Athen. EBE 2203, f. 2v; Ath. Vatopedi 1225, f. Iv.
Bibliography
Number of verses 5
Occurrence(s) [24610] δα(υί)δ βασιλεὺς κ(αὶ) προφητ(ῶν) ἀκρέμ(ων) [1439]
PARIS - Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) - gr. 2075 [1439] (f. 281v)
(5 verses)
Acknowledgements
Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 129: "Theod. Balsamon, In Davidem"
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