|Ἀσυμπαθής, ἄνθρωπε, καὶ φθόνου γέμων·|
|τί γὰρ βλαβήσῃ πρὸς χάριν τὸν οἰκέτην|
|σώζειν θεοῦ θέλοντος ἐξ εὐσπλαγχνίας;|
|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: 990|
|Text status||Text completely known|
|Editorial status||Critical text|
Man, you are pitiless and full of envy.
For how would you be harmed if God graciously
wants to save a servant out of his mercy?
|Comment||The poem comments on Niketas Choniates' History 323.75-324.95.|
|Number of verses||3|
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