You are here:Home/Resources/ Byzantine Seals/ Search the Catalogue/ George Botaneiates (twelfth century, first half)

George Botaneiates (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

St. George standing, holding a spear and shield. Sigla in two columns on either side: |γ|ε||ργ|ι|ο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ομ
νυμονσ
οιοταν
ατσκε
ποισ

ὁμώνυμόν σοι Βοτανειάτην σκέποις

Obverse

St. George standing, holding a spear and shield. Sigla in two columns on either side: |γ|ε||ργ|ι|ο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ομ
νυμονσ
οιοταν
ατσκε
ποισ

ὁμώνυμόν σοι Βοτανειάτην σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4086
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1607.

Translation

ὁμώνυμόν σοι Βοτανειάτην σκέποις.

May you protect Botaneiates, who shares your name.

Commentary