Type 33637

Ἡττᾷς, βασιλεῦ, σὺν θεῷ Σκυθῶν στίχας,
γνώσει, λόγῳ, πράγματι καὶ πείρᾳ μάχης.
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: 975
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 defeat, emperor, with God’s help the lines of the Scythians
with knowledge, words, practice and experience of war.
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: 975
Comment The poem comments on Niketas Choniates' History 16.1-4.
Bibliography
Number of verses 2
Acknowledgements
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Last modified: 2021-10-29.