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Headword: Ἤρανος
Adler number: eta,478
Translated headword: keeper
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Paul the Silentiary [writes]: "be propitious to a daring [man], powerful keeper of the earth".[1] To the emperor Justinian in the description of the [church of the] Holy Wisdom.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἤρανος: Παῦλος Σελεντιάριος: ἵλαθι τολμήεντι μεγασθενὲς ἤρανε γαίης. πρὸς βασιλέα Ἰουστινιανὸν ἐν τῇ ἐκφράσει τῆς ἁγίας Σοφίας.
Notes:
[1] Paul the Silentiary, Ecphrasis 178. (P. is mentioned in alpha 112 as a contemporary of Agathias.)
[2] On Justinian and (H)agia Sophia, see also iota 446.
Keywords: architecture; biography; Christianity; poetry; politics; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 September 2006@23:09:04.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 20 September 2006@03:47:41.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 19 December 2012@04:51:24.

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