Tzetzes, Master Allegorist; Allegories of the Iliad, Prolegomena 250

In his Allegories of the Iliad, John Tzetzes has a habit of interjecting comments on his own intelligence into his work:

“But John Tzetzes can spin a fine allegory, so you should pay attention!”

ό Τζέτζης δ᾽ ἃπαντα λεπτῶς ἀλληγορεῖ. Καὶ πρόσσχες.

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