You are here:Home/Resources/ Byzantine Seals/ Search the Catalogue/ Gerasimos Taronites (twelfth century, first half)

Gerasimos Taronites (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God enthroned, holding the medallion of Christ before her. Epigraphy visible: ρ̅θυ̅ : [Μ](ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

γερσι
μονσκε
ποισμετον
τρνι
τ

Γεράσιμον σκέποις με τὸν Ταρωνίτην

Obverse

The Mother of God enthroned, holding the medallion of Christ before her. Epigraphy visible: ρ̅θυ̅ : [Μ](ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

γερσι
μονσκε
ποισμετον
τρνι
τ

Γεράσιμον σκέποις με τὸν Ταρωνίτην

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.696
Diameter 29.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 228a.

Translation

Γεράσιμον σκέποις με τὸν Ταρωνίτην.

May you protect me, Gerasimos Taronites.

Commentary