Type 33633

Μάχη μεγίστη Σκυθικοῦ δεινοῦ φύλου,
καὶ παμμεγίστου χαριτωνυμουμένου,
μυριονίκου, δεσπότου βασιλέως.
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) The greatest battle between the terrible Scythian tribe (Pechenegs)
and the almighty, named after the grace,
countless-times victor, lord emperor.
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 14.62-15.70.
Bibliography
Number of verses 3
Acknowledgements
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Last modified: 2021-10-29.