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Michael patrikios, praipositos, and strategos of Sicily (eighth/ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.156
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 5.19.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 3144;
Cf. a similar (?) seal in EO 31 (1932), 432.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. Indeterminate border.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Wreath border.

ΙΧ
.ΛΠΤΡ/Π
ΡΙΠ/ΣΤ
ΡΤΗΓ/
ΣΙΚΕΛ/

Μιχαλ πατρικίῳ, πραιποσίτῳ καὶ στρατηγ Σικελίας

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαὴλ πατρικίῳ, πραιποσίτῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Σικελίας.

Lord, help your servant Michael patrikios, praipositos and strategos of Sicily.

Commentary

A Michael patrikios of Sicily is attested in 799: TM 3 (1968) 316; cf. Winkelmann, Ämterstruktur, 87.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.156
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 5.19.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 3144;
Cf. a similar (?) seal in EO 31 (1932), 432.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.156
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 5.19.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 3144;
Cf. a similar (?) seal in EO 31 (1932), 432.

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