Type 33623

Ἔσπειρεν ᾿Aξοὺχ ἐς ψυχῆς ἐσθλῆς βάθος·
ἥ δ’ εἰς ἑκατὸν ἀνέδωκε τὸν στάχυν,
Χριστοῦ τὸν οἶκτον ἀτεχνῶς μιμουμένη.
Text source J. Bértola 2021, Ephraim of Ainos at work: a cycle of epigrams in the margins of Niketas Choniates, Byzantinische Zeitschrift, 114(3), 929-1000: 973
Text status Text completely known
Editorial status Critical text
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
Ephraim of Ainos < Thrace (13th c. - 14th c.) - PLP: III.6408
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Subject(s)
Tag(s)
Translation(s) Axuch sowed in the depth of a noble soul,
which produced a hundredfold grain
genuinely imitating the clemency of Christ.
Language
English
Source(s)
J. Bértola 2021, Ephraim of Ainos at work: a cycle of epigrams in the margins of Niketas Choniates, Byzantinische Zeitschrift, 114(3), 929-1000: 973
Comment The poem comments on Niketas Choniates' History 11.82-85.
Bibliography
Number of verses 3
Acknowledgements
Creator(s)
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Last modified: 2021-10-29.