|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: 979|
|Text status||Text completely known|
|Editorial status||Critical text|
When the emperor with difficulty is in control
of the steep double defenses of Anabarza (Anazarba),
he sacks the famous city.
So, chant the God-given victory,
poet, Cilician initiated in the wise verses.
|Comment||The poem comments on Niketas Choniates' History 25.49-27.1.|
|Number of verses||5|
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