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John Komnenos, kouropalates and domestikos of the Schools of the West (1057-1067)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.516
Diameter 32 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1 no. 1.15c.

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear and a round shield decorated with pellets. Inscription in two columns: |γε||Ργ|ιο|σ: Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of eight lines with cross at beginning; the final two letters between horizontal bars. Border of dots.

κΕ̅οηθ,
τσδλ
Ι̅κοροπαλ,τ
Sδομεστικ
τνσχολν
τησδυσαιοσ
τκομνη
ν

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰω(άννῃ) κοροπαλ(ά)τ(ῃ) (καὶ) δομεστίκῳ τῶν σχολῶν τῆς Δύσαιος τῷ Κομνηνῷ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ κουροπαλάτῃ καὶ δομεστίκῳ τῶν σχολῶν τῆς Δύσεως τῷ Κομνηνῷ.

Lord, help your servant John kouropalates and domestikos of the Schools of the West.

Commentary

This seal comes from the same boulloterion as BZS.1955.1.2987 and their readings have been combined.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.516
Diameter 32 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1 no. 1.15c.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.516
Diameter 32 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1 no. 1.15c.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.516
Diameter 32 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1 no. 1.15c.