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Theodore Chleberis (thirteenth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

St George standing, holding a spear in his right hand and with his left arm upraised. Inscription on either side: Ο||ΓΙ|Ο|Σ..|Ο|.Ο: ὁ ἅγιος [Γε]όργ[ι]ο[ς]. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Indeterminate border.

.ΘΗΤ
ΤΒΟΗΘΗ
ΟΙΤΟΧΛΕ̣
ΒΕΡΙΕΟ
Δ̣̣ΡΟ̣

[ἀ]θλητά<τά>, βοήθη μοι τῷ Χλέβερι Θεοδώρο

Obverse

St George standing, holding a spear in his right hand and with his left arm upraised. Inscription on either side: Ο||ΓΙ|Ο|Σ..|Ο|.Ο: ὁ ἅγιος [Γε]όργ[ι]ο[ς]. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Indeterminate border.

.ΘΗΤ
ΤΒΟΗΘΗ
ΟΙΤΟΧΛΕ̣
ΒΕΡΙΕΟ
Δ̣̣ΡΟ̣

[ἀ]θλητά<τά>, βοήθη μοι τῷ Χλέβερι Θεοδώρο

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.850
Diameter 30.0 mm
Previous Editions

Noted in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1914.

Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

ἀθλητά<τά>, βοήθη μοι τῷ Χλέβερι Θεοδώρο.

Champion, help me, Theodore Chleberis.

Commentary

Note the use of lines underscoring the inscription. There is also a repetition of two letters (ΤΑ) at the end of the first line and the beginning of the second.