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Theophylaktos Dalassenos, magistros (eleventh century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Two military saints, standing; only the figure on the right, St Akindynos, is preserved. Inscription visible at right: α|κυ|ν|ι|ν, : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Ἀκύνδιν(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅.
ηθει
σ
οφυλ
μαγισ
τ
ση

Κ(ύρι)ε β[ο]ήθει [τῷ] σῷ δού[λ(ῳ) Θε]οφυλ[άκτ(ῳ)] μαγίσ[τρῳ] τῷ Δ[αλα]ση[ν(ῷ)]

Obverse

Two military saints, standing; only the figure on the right, St Akindynos, is preserved. Inscription visible at right: α|κυ|ν|ι|ν, : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Ἀκύνδιν(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅.
ηθει
σ
οφυλ
μαγισ
τ
ση

Κ(ύρι)ε β[ο]ήθει [τῷ] σῷ δού[λ(ῳ) Θε]οφυλ[άκτ(ῳ)] μαγίσ[τρῳ] τῷ Δ[αλα]ση[ν(ῷ)]

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1127
Diameter 29.0 mm; field: 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cheynet, "Les Dalassenoi," no. 4.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοφυλάκτῳ μαγίστρῳ τῷ Δαλασηνῷ.

Lord, help your servant Theophylaktos Dalassenos, magistros.

Commentary

See Cheynet's comments in the edition cited in this entry.

Bibliography