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N. Emeseotes (twelfth/thirteenth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2015
Diameter 19 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1959.

Obverse

Bust of a saint. No epigraphy visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

Σκεπη
εμεσε 
οτωνο
ωνεσ
π,τ/

σκέπη Ἐμεσεότ(ου) ὁ τῶν ὅλων Δεσπ(ό)τ(ης)

Translation

σκέπη Ἐμεσεότου ὁ τῶν ὅλων Δεσπότης.

The Lord of all is the protector of Emeseotes.

Commentary

On the unusual family name Emeseotes (likely originating with the placename Emesa), see Wassiliou-Seibt's comments and references in the commentary to her transcription.

The inscription consists of two seven-syllable hemistichs.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2015
Diameter 19 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1959.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2015
Diameter 19 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1959.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2015
Diameter 19 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1959.

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