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Theodosios (?) Morocharzanes, hypatos and kommerkiarios of Chaldia (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5120
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Half missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 32.27.

Obverse

The Virgin standing frontally on a suppedion, holding Christ on her left arm between two saints; the one partly preserved, at right, raises his hands in supplication. No epigraphy or border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. No visible border.

.εοδο
υπ.
μερκ
χλ
μοροχρ
νη

[Θ]εοδο[σί(ῳ)?] ὑπά[τῳ κο]μερκ[ιαρίῳ] Χαλ[δίας τ(ῷ)] Μοροχαρζάνῃ

Translation

Θεοδοσίῳ ὑπάτῳ κομερκιαρίῳ Χαλδίας τῷ Μοροχαρζάνῃ.

Theodosios Morocharzanes, hypatos and kommerkiarios of Chaldia.

Commentary

The restoration of the first name is not secure. It could as well be Θεόδουλος or Θεόδοτος. A tax collector named Theodoulos is mentioned in the miracles of St. Eugenios (J.O. Rosenqvist, The Hagiographic Dossier of St. Eugenios of Trebizond in Codex Athous Dionysiou 154 [Uppsala, 1996], 350.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5120
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Half missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 32.27.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5120
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Half missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 32.27.

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