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Paul bishop of Panion (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.273
Diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 57.3.
Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 316.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, holding medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: .ΘΥ̅: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, decoration below. Border of dots.

ΠΑΥ
ΕΛΑΧΙΣ
ΕΠΙΣΚΟ
ΠΑΝΙ
·

Παύλῳ ἐλαχίστῳ ἐπισκόπῳ Πανίου

Translation

Παύλῳ ἐλαχίστῳ ἐπισκόπῳ Πανίου.

Paul, most humble bishop of Panion.

Commentary

Cf. Asdracha, Thrace orientale, 293. Prosodic inscription?

The diocese, modern Panados, was located along the coastline of the Sea of Marmara in the vicinity of Raidestos. It was a suffragan bishopric of Herakleia. Cf. Laurent, Corpus V/1, 222 and Asdracha Thrace orientale, 248-49, 293-94.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.273
Diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 57.3.
Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 316.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.273
Diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 57.3.
Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 316.

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