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Headword: Γεώργιος
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:
Γεώργιος, διάκονος τῆς μεγάλης ἐκκλησίας καὶ χαρτοφύλαξ, τὸ ἐπίκλην Πισίδης. Ἑξαήμερον δι' ἰάμβων εἰς ἔπη τρισχίλια, Εἰς Ἡράκλειον τὸν βασιλέα καὶ Εἰς τὸν κατὰ Περσῶν πόλεμον, ἔτι τε Ἀβαρικὰ καὶ καταλογάδην Ἐγκώμιον εἰς τὸν μάρτυρα Ἀναστάσιον.
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.
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David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 24 June 2002@06:12:19.
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