Type 33631

Ἔπτης, βασιλεῦ, ὡς ταχινὸς ἱέραξ,
κἀπὶ κορυφὰς τῶν ὀρῶν ἠλιβάτους·
αἷς ἐστὶ τεῖχος Ἱερακοκορυφίτου.
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: 974
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) You flew, emperor, like a swift hawk,
also over the steep peaks of the mountains,
in which there is the fortification of Hierakokoryphitis (the peak of the hawk).
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: 974
Comment The poem comments on Niketas Choniates' History 13.36-38.
Bibliography
Number of verses 3
Acknowledgements
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Last modified: 2021-10-29.