Type 33639

Ἄναξ νικητὰ, πρὸς νίκην ἐκ τῆς νίκης,
χωρεῖς νικήσας καὶ Τριβαλλοὺς καὶ Σκύθας.
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) Ioannes II Komnenos (1087 - 1143) - PBW: Ioannes/2/
Tag(s)
Translation(s) Victorious king, from victory to victory
you advance vanquishing Triballi (Serbs) and Scythians.
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 16.15-19.
Bibliography
Number of verses 2
Acknowledgements
Creator(s)
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Last modified: 2021-10-29.