|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: 982|
|Text status||Text completely known|
|Editorial status||Critical text|
King, gentle and moderate in character,
you seem somehow severe to the army of the Romans,
stirring them in all possible ways towards martial manners,
you skilfully force them to camp out in the field.
|Comment||The poem comments on Niketas Choniates' History 33.67-83.|
|Number of verses||4|
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