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Michael deacon of the Great Church and patriarchal notarios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, the last letter between horizontal bars. Border of dots.

κεθ
μιχαηλ
διακο
ν,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Μιχαὴλ διακόν(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

τεκλ,
σι,Sπα
τρ,αρχ
κνοτ,ρ

τ(ῆς) Μ(ε)γ(άλης) Ἐκλ(η)σ(ί)α(ς) (καὶ) πατρ(ι)αρχ(ι)κ(ῷ) νοτ(α)ρ(ίῳ)

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, the last letter between horizontal bars. Border of dots.

κεθ
μιχαηλ
διακο
ν,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Μιχαὴλ διακόν(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

τεκλ,
σι,Sπα
τρ,αρχ
κνοτ,ρ

τ(ῆς) Μ(ε)γ(άλης) Ἐκλ(η)σ(ί)α(ς) (καὶ) πατρ(ι)αρχ(ι)κ(ῷ) νοτ(α)ρ(ίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.408
Diameter 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 42.32b; Laurent, Corpus 5.1: no. 126.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ διακόνῳ τῆς Μεγάλης Ἐκλησίας καὶ πατριαρχικῷ νοταρίῳ.

Lord, help Michael deacon of the Great Church and patriarchal notarios.

Commentary

Edited jointly with BZS 1955.1.4920.

Bibliography

  • Catalogue of Byzantine Seals at Dumbarton Oaks and in the Fogg Museum of Art, Volume 5: The East (continued), Constantinople and Environs, Unknown Locations, Addenda, Uncertain Readings (Open in Zotero)
  • Le Corpus des sceaux de l’empire byzantin (Open in Zotero)