|Ἂν εὗρεν ᾿Aνδρόνικος ὧν λύσιν δράσοι,|
|πάντως ἂν εὕροι καὶ Σατὰν κακῶν λύσιν·|
|ὃν ὁ βροτουργὸς εἶπεν ἀνθρωποκτόνον.|
|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: 990|
|Text status||Text completely known|
|Editorial status||Critical text|
Had Andronikos found absolution from the things he did,
even Satan would surely find absolution from his wicked deeds,
whom the creator of mortals called the murderer of men.
|Comment||The poem comments on Niketas Choniates' History 323.60-74.|
|Number of verses||3|
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