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Gregory Antiochos (twelfth century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2228
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Corroded on both sides.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 589 (noting editions by Pancenko and Laurent which offer mistaken readings).

Obverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


γρη̣.ο̣ρ̣.
σφρσ̣
μγρμμ
τνφε
ρ

Γρη[γ]ορ[ί]ου σφράγισμα γραμμάτων φέρω

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration below. Border of dots.

ρι
ζησφυ
ε̣ντοσν
τIοχη
τροθεν


ῥίζης φυέντος Ἀντιόχων μητρόθεν

Translation

Γρηγορίου σφράγισμα γραμμάτων φέρω ῥίζης φυέντος Ἀντιόχων μητρόθεν.

I bear the seal of the letters of Gregory who derives from the Antiochoi on his mother's side.

Commentary

This is the seal of the well-known rhetor Gregorios Antiochos whose career flourished in the middle decades of the twelfth century; see Marina Loukaki, Grégoire Antiochos. Eloge du Patriarche Basile Kamatèros. Paris: CNRB, 1996, 3-5.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2228
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Corroded on both sides.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 589 (noting editions by Pancenko and Laurent which offer mistaken readings).

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2228
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Corroded on both sides.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 589 (noting editions by Pancenko and Laurent which offer mistaken readings).

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2228
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Corroded on both sides.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 589 (noting editions by Pancenko and Laurent which offer mistaken readings).