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Gregory Taronites, protonobellisimos and doux (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

St. Nicholas standing, holding the book in his left hand and a martyr's cross in his right. Sigla in columns on either side: ..|Γ̣|Ι̣Ο|ΣΝ|ΗΚ|ΛΟ|ΟΑ|Σ: [ὁ ἅ]γιος Νηκόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΚΕ̅,Θ,
ΓΡΗΓΟΡΙ
ΑΝΕΛΗΙ
ΜΟΥΚΙ
ΤΤΑΡ
ΝΙΤΗ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Γρηγορίῳ (πρωτο)νωβελησίμῳ (καὶ) δουκὶ τῷ Ταρωνίτῃ

Obverse

St. Nicholas standing, holding the book in his left hand and a martyr's cross in his right. Sigla in columns on either side: ..|Γ̣|Ι̣Ο|ΣΝ|ΗΚ|ΛΟ|ΟΑ|Σ: [ὁ ἅ]γιος Νηκόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΚΕ̅,Θ,
ΓΡΗΓΟΡΙ
ΑΝΕΛΗΙ
ΜΟΥΚΙ
ΤΤΑΡ
ΝΙΤΗ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Γρηγορίῳ (πρωτο)νωβελησίμῳ (καὶ) δουκὶ τῷ Ταρωνίτῃ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1305
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Stratos Nikolaros, “Die Taronitai. Eine prosopographisch-sigillographische Studie,” Millennium 14 (2017), 227-291, no. 19.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Γρηγορίῳ πρωτονωβελησίμῳ καὶ δουκὶ τῷ Ταρωνίτῃ.

Lord, help Gregory Taronites, protonobellisimos and doux.

Commentary