Epigram 9.655

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On the Banqueting Hall of Magnaura

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ὀτραλέως τολύπευσαν τόνδε δόμον βασιλῆες,
αἰχμὴν ὀλβοδότειραν ἀπὸ σταυροῖο λαχόντες,
αὐτὸς ἄναξ Ἡρακλῆς σὺν Κωνσταντίνῳ υἷι.

— Paton edition

This house was diligently completed by the em-
perors on whom the Cross bestowed a beneficent
power, Heraclius and his son Constantine.¹

— Paton edition

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Scholia

Comment

#1

Paton Edition: 1 Constantine III. shared the purple with his father Heraclius whom he succeeded 641 a.d.

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