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Leo judge and horreiarios of St. Eusebios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of four lines followed by an ornament. Border of dots.

ΚΕ.
ΗΘΕΙΤ
.ΔΛ
ΛΕΟΝΤ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΚΡΗΤ,.
ΡΕΙΑΡ.
ΤΑΓ..
ΕΥΣΕ

κρητ καὶ ρειαρίῳ τοῦ ἁγίου Εὐσεβίου

Obverse

Inscription of four lines followed by an ornament. Border of dots.

ΚΕ.
ΗΘΕΙΤ
.ΔΛ
ΛΕΟΝΤ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΚΡΗΤ,.
ΡΕΙΑΡ.
ΤΑΓ..
ΕΥΣΕ

κρητ καὶ ρειαρίῳ τοῦ ἁγίου Εὐσεβίου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2034
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 79.2.

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

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι κρητῇ καὶ ὡρειαρίῳ τοῦ ἁγίου Εὐσεβίου.

Lord, help your servant Leo, judge and horreiarios of St. Eusebios.

Commentary

On the locality of St. Eusebios, see the commentary to BZS 1951.31.5.1390.

Bibliography

  • Catalogue of Byzantine Seals at Dumbarton Oaks and at the Fogg Museum of Art, Vol. 3: West, Northwest, and Central Asia Minor and the Orient (Open in Zotero)
  • La géographie ecclésiastique de l’empire byzantin, vol. 2, Les églises et les monastères des grands centres byzantins (Open in Zotero)