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Dionysios monk and bishop of Stratonikeia (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Philip blessing and holding a scroll. On either side the inscription: |Φ|Ι|Λ|Π|ΠΟ|Σ: ὁ ἅγιος Φίλιππος. Along the upper circumference, within a border of dots, circular inscription.

ΚΕ,ΗΘ,ΤΣΔ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.


ΔΙΟΝΟΙ
ΣΙΟΧ̅Ε
ΠΗΣΚΟΠ
ΣΤΡΤ,
ΝΙΚΙ

Διονοισίο μοναχ ἐπησκόπ Στρατονικίας

Obverse

Bust of St. Philip blessing and holding a scroll. On either side the inscription: |Φ|Ι|Λ|Π|ΠΟ|Σ: ὁ ἅγιος Φίλιππος. Along the upper circumference, within a border of dots, circular inscription.

ΚΕ,ΗΘ,ΤΣΔ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.


ΔΙΟΝΟΙ
ΣΙΟΧ̅Ε
ΠΗΣΚΟΠ
ΣΤΡΤ,
ΝΙΚΙ

Διονοισίο μοναχ ἐπησκόπ Στρατονικίας

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1483
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 108.2b.
Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 373.
Cf. Zacos, Seals II, no. 806 (illustrated as no. 807).

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Διονοισίο μοναχῷ ἐπησκόπῳ Στρατονικίας.

Lord, help your servant Dionysios, monk and bishop of Stratonikeia.

Commentary

On the seals of bishops from Stratonikeia, see the commentary to BZS 1958.106.60.