Type 33627

Πορθεῖ, πολίζει, Λαοδικείας πόλιν
μιᾷ ῥοπῇ μέγιστος ἄναξ χαρίεις.
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) The greatest graceful king destroys and rebuilds
in one movement the city of Laodikeia.
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 12.1-5.
Bibliography
Number of verses 2
Acknowledgements
Creator(s)
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Last modified: 2021-10-29.