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Sabas monk (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.557
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1439; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 931.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans. Sigla: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Border of dots.


θυ̅̅
φοιλα
τεαχ
σααν

Θεοῦ μῆτερ φοίλατε μοναχὸν Σάβαν

Translation

Θεοῦ μῆτερ φοίλατε μοναχὸν Σάβαν.

Mother of God, guard the monk Sabas.

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.557
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1439; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 931.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.557
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1439; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 931.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.557
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1439; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 931.

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