Type 33594

Θεληματαίνεις οἷς παραβλέπεις φύσιν,
ἄνασσα καλὴ, κἂν δοκῇς περ λανθάνειν.
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: 971
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)
Tag(s)
Translation(s) You act arbitrarily against those whose nature you overlook,
good queen, even if you seem to escape notice.
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: 971
Comment The poem comments on Niketas Choniates' History 5.90-1.
Bibliography
Number of verses 2
Occurrence(s) [34192] θεληματαίν(εις) |οἷς παραβλέπ(εις) | φύσ(ιν) [1301-1350]
VIENNA - Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (ÖNB) - hist. gr. 53 [1301-1350] (f. 3r)
(2 verses)
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