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Niketas metropolitan of Klaudioupolis (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4826
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Corroded (obverse).
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 7.5.

Obverse

Bust of a bearded saint blessing and holding a book. No epigraphy visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

.εRθ
τσδ..
νικητ,μ̅ρ.
πολκλα.
διπολ.
οσ

[Κ(ύρι)]ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ[ούλ(ῳ)] Νικήτ(ᾳ) μ(ητ)ρ[ο]πολ(ίτῃ) Κλα[υ]διουπόλ[ε]ος

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικήτᾳ μητροπολίτῃ Κλαυδιουπόλεος.

Lord, help your servant Niketas, metropolitan of Klaudioupolis.

Commentary

The owner of the present seal could well be the author of an Alphabetos than Anastasijević considered to be influenced by the writings of Symeon Metaphrastes (late tenth century) and Nikephoros Ouranos (ca. 1000): D. Anastasijević, "Alphabete," BZ 16 (1907) 482-83, 491-92.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4826
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Corroded (obverse).
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 7.5.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4826
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Corroded (obverse).
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 7.5.

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