Constantinople, Hippodrome, Second Obelisk, inscription

Constantinople, Hippodrome, Second Obelisk, inscription

Description

Hippodrome, Second Obelisk, inscription

Details

ΤΟ ΤΕΤΡΑΠΛΕΥΡΟΝ ΘΑΥΜΑ ΤΩΝ ΜΕΤΑΡΣΙΩΝ
ΧΡΟΝΩ ΦΘΑΡΕΝ ΝΥΝ ΚΟΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΣ ΔΕΣΠΟΤΗΣ
Ο ΡΩΜΑΝΟΥ ΠΑΙΣ ΔΟΞΑ ΤΗΣ ΣΚΗΠΤΟΥΧΙΑΣ
ΚΡΕΙΤΤΟΝ ΝΕΟΥΡΓΕΙ ΤΗΣ ΠΑΛΑΙ ΘΕΩΡΕΙΑΣ
Ο ΓΑΡ ΚΟΛΟΣΣΟΣ ΘΑΜΒΟΣ ΗΝ ΕΝ ΤΗ ΡΟΔΩ
ΚΑΙ ΧΑΛΚΟΣ ΟΥΤΟΣ ΘΑΜΒΟΣ ΕΣΤΙΝ ΕΝΘΑΔΕ.

This square miracle of heighth, destroyed by time, has been restored by Constantine, son of Romanus, glroy of the Empire, to a glory greater than in its past. The Colossus was a wonder for Rhodes but a bronze wonder stands over here.

Date

867 CE–886 CE

Inscriptionnr

- (Greek)

Creator

Marco Prins

Licence

CC0 1.0 Universal

Categories

Byzantium

Tags

Inscription, Monument, Obelisk

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