Sorgono tal hora dall’avida terra et dal liquido blemento le fumose essalationi
Encomium of Alvise Mocenigo († 1654) delivered by Gerasimos Vlachos on November 25th, 1649, in the monastery of Saint Catherine in Candia (that is, the Metochion of Sinai in Herakleion). It celebrates the successful defence of the Martinengo bastion and the recovery of the small San Teodoro isle during the first stages of the Cretan War (1645-1669).
Library of the Romanian Academy (BAR) | ms. gr. 889