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Pothos Monomachos, orphanotrophos and judge of the Armeniakoi (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.861
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 22.18b.

Obverse

Bust of St. George, beardless, holding a martyr's cross before him. Vertical inscription on either side: |γ|ε-|ρ|γ, : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Remains of a circular inscription within a border of dots:

+κε.....ποθ

Κ(ύρι)ε [βοήθει] Πόθῳ

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

ορφν
τροφκρι
τ,τνρμε
ικντ
μονομ
χ

ὀρφανοτρόφῳ, κριτ(ῇ) τῶν Ἀρμε[ν]ιακῶν τῷ Μονομάχῳ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Πόθῳ ὀρφανοτρόφῳ, κριτῇ τῶν Ἀρμενιακῶν τῷ Μονομάχῳ.

Lord, help Pothos Monomachos, orphantotrophos and judge of the Armeniakoi.

Commentary

This specimen and BZS.1958.106.861 seem to come from the same boulloterion. See the commentary to that entry.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.861
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 22.18b.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.861
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 22.18b.