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Theodore (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore holding a spear and shield. Traces of sigla at left: |θ,δ| : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θ(εό)δω[ρος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration below. Border of dots.

ονυ̣
ντιση
νεμοις
α.τυσ
χαριν
  

ὁμωνυμοῦντι σὴ(ν) νέμοις, μά[ρ]τυς, χάριν

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore holding a spear and shield. Traces of sigla at left: |θ,δ| : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θ(εό)δω[ρος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration below. Border of dots.

ονυ̣
ντιση
νεμοις
α.τυσ
χαριν
  

ὁμωνυμοῦντι σὴ(ν) νέμοις, μά[ρ]τυς, χάριν

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5549
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1667.

Translation

ὁμωνυμοῦντι σὴν νέμοις, μάρτυς, χάριν.

May you, martyr, dispense your grace upon your servant of the same name.

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