Type 33645

Ἐν ὑγροχέρσῳ παγκρατεστάτῃ μάχῃ,
ἄναξ τροποῦται Παίονας κατακράτος·
καὶ Χράσμον εἷλε ξύν τε Φραγγοχωρίῳ.
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: 976
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) In a powerful battle by water and land
the king put to flight the Paeonians (Hungarians) with power,
and seized Chrasmos (Chramos) together with Frangochorion (land of the Franks).
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: 976
Comment The poem comments on Niketas Choniates' History 17.50-18.61.
Bibliography
Number of verses 3
Acknowledgements
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Last modified: 2021-11-05.