Type 33766

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
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Person(s)
Poet
Ephraim of Ainos < Thrace (13th c. - 14th c.) - PLP: III.6408
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
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Translation(s) 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.
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: 990
Comment The poem comments on Niketas Choniates' History 323.60-74.
Bibliography
Number of verses 3
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Last modified: 2021-11-19.