You are here:Home/Resources/ Byzantine Seals/ Search the Catalogue/ Theophanes Akapnes, protonotarios and judge of Cyprus (eleventh century)

Theophanes Akapnes, protonotarios and judge of Cyprus (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2383
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 38.7.

Obverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΣΦΡΑ
ΓΗΣΘΕ
ΦΑΝΟΥ.
ΑΝΟΤ.
ΡΗΟ

Σφραγὴς Θεωφάνους πρωτονοταρήου

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΚΡΗ
ΤΤΗΣ
.ΥΠΡΟΥ
.ΑΚΑ
ΠΝΗ

καὶ κρητοῦ τῆς Κύπρου τοῦ Ἀκάπνη

Translation

Σφραγὴς Θεωφάνους πρωτονοταρήου καὶ κρητοῦ τῆς Κύπρου τοῦ Ἀκάπνη.

Seal of Theophanes Akapnes protonotarios and judge of Cyprus.

Commentary

Several members of the Akapnes family held public office in the 11th century: cf. Laurent, Corpus II, nos. 107, 159, 202, and perhaps, Laurent, Orghidan, no. 104.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2383
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 38.7.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2383
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 38.7.

Parallels

Related Content