Type 33768

Ἀσυμπαθής, ἄνθρωπε, καὶ φθόνου γέμων·
τί γὰρ βλαβήσῃ πρὸς χάριν τὸν οἰκέτην
σώζειν θεοῦ θέλοντος ἐξ εὐσπλαγχνίας;
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) Man, you are pitiless and full of envy.
For how would you be harmed if God graciously
wants to save a servant out of his mercy?
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: 991
Comment The poem comments on Niketas Choniates' History 323.75-324.95.
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Number of verses 3
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