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Leo Kastamonites, proedros (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

The Virgin standing, orans. Traces of sigla: Μ̅. : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, followed by two pellets. Border of dots.

σκεπ
.εσποινα
.ονοικετ,
λεονταπρο
εδρτκα
σταμον


Σκέποις, δέσποινα, σὀν οἰκέτην Λέοντα προέδρῳ τῷ Κασταμονίτῃ

Obverse

The Virgin standing, orans. Traces of sigla: Μ̅. : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, followed by two pellets. Border of dots.

σκεπ
.εσποινα
.ονοικετ,
λεονταπρο
εδρτκα
σταμον


Σκέποις, δέσποινα, σὀν οἰκέτην Λέοντα προέδρῳ τῷ Κασταμονίτῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2117
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2010.

Translation

Σκέποις, δέσποινα, σὀν οἰκέτην Λέοντα προέδρῳ τῷ Κασταμονίτῃ.

Mistress, may you protect your servant, the bishop Leo Kastamonites.

Commentary

Note that the inscription switches from the accusative οἰκέτην Λέοντα to the dative προέδρῳ τῷ Κασταμονίτῃ.