Type 33367

Νικήτας εὐγενώνυμος ἐφ' ἕρκος ὀρθογραφίης
θυμοδακοῦς ἑτέροιο πόνου κεφαλὴν ἀναείρας.
Text source F. Conca, A. Giusti, 1990, Nicetas Eugenianus. De Drosillae et Chariclis amoribus, Amsterdam: 30
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Author-related epigram
Metre(s) Dactylic hexameter
Translation(s) Niketas named for nobility [i.e. Eugenianos] elevating the summit of another labour in the field of heart-gnawing letters.
E. Jeffreys, 2012, Four Byzantine Novels, Liverpool: 351, n. 1
Comment Jeffreys (2012: 343) calls the verses "slighly sardonic".
Number of verses 2
Occurrence(s) [33369] Νικήτας εὐγενώνυμ(ος) ἐφ' ἕρκος ὀρθογραφίης [1496-1505]
PARIS - Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) - gr. 2908 [1496-1505] (f. Ir)
(2 verses)

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Identification Vassis ICB 2005, 488: "Inscriptio ante Nicetae Eugeniani librum I de Drosillae et Chariclis amoribus"
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