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Headword: *gew/rgios
Adler number: gamma,170
Translated headword: Georgios, Georgius, George
Vetting Status: high
A deacon of the Great Church and [its] archivist, surnamed the Pisidian. [He wrote] Six Days[1] in iambics, some 3000 verses; On the Emperor Heraclius and On the War against the Persians. In addition [he wrote] Histories of the Avars and in prose an Encomium on the Martyr Anastasios.
Greek Original:
*gew/rgios, dia/konos th=s mega/lhs e)kklhsi/as kai\ xartofu/lac, to\ e)pi/klhn *pisi/dhs. *(ecah/meron di' i)a/mbwn ei)s e)/ph trisxi/lia, *ei)s *(hra/kleion to\n basile/a kai\ *ei)s to\n kata\ *persw=n po/lemon, e)/ti te *)abarika\ kai\ kataloga/dhn *)egkw/mion ei)s to\n ma/rtura *)anasta/sion.
Poet/historian of the C7 AD; works in PG volume 92; frequently quoted in the Suda.
[1] i.e. the six days of creation, in Genesis.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; meter and music; poetry; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 June 2002@12:46:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 24 June 2002@06:12:19.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 6 June 2012@04:07:57.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 30 November 2014@19:01:57.
David Whitehead (coding) on 27 September 2015@09:40:11.


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