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Kosmas monk (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription in three lines with cross above. No visible border.


κοσμα
σραγ.
ζτ.

Κοσμᾶ σφραγίζω τοὺς

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. No visible border.

λογσ
μονοτρο
που

 λόγους μονοτρόπου

Obverse

Inscription in three lines with cross above. No visible border.


κοσμα
σραγ.
ζτ.

Κοσμᾶ σφραγίζω τοὺς

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. No visible border.

λογσ
μονοτρο
που

 λόγους μονοτρόπου

Accession number BZS.1947.2.717
Diameter 17.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1366. Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1134.

Translation

Κοσμᾶ σφραγίζω τοὺς λόγους μονοτρόπου.

I seal the words of Kosmas, the solitary one.

Commentary

Dodecasyllable. The word μονότροπος on this seal indicates that Kosmas is a monk.