Type 33596

Ἀλέξιε κράτιστε Κομνηνιάδη,
ἀνακτορικῶς ἐμβριμᾷ τῇ ξυλλέχῳ·
καὶ σῷ γόνῳ τὸ κράτος ἐνδίκως νέμεις.
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
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Ephraim of Ainos < Thrace (13th c. - 14th c.) - PLP: III.6408
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
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Translation(s) Most mighty Alexios Komnenos,
as a true king you rebuke your wife,
and you fairly bestow the power on your son.
Language
English
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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 5.10–17.
Bibliography
Number of verses 3
Occurrence(s) [34193] ἀλέξιε κράτιστε | κομνηνιάδη, [1301-1350]
VIENNA - Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (ÖNB) - hist. gr. 53 [1301-1350] (f. 3v)
(3 verses)
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