Type 33651

Τανισμάνιος εἷλε τὴν Κασταμόνα,
καὶ τοὺς φύλακας κτεῖνεν Ἕλληνας ξίφει.
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: 977
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) Tanismanios (the Danişmendid ruler Ghazi) seized Kastamon
and killed with the sword the Greek guards.
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: 977
Comment The poem comments on Niketas Choniates' History 19.6-9.
Bibliography
Number of verses 2
Acknowledgements
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Last modified: 2021-11-05.