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N., protospatharios, (grand?) chartoularios of the genikon logothesion and judge of the Thrakesioi (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Half-length depiction of St. Michael holding a scepter in his right hand and a globus in his left hand. Inscription in two columns: μ|ι|χ|α-η|λ : Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, decoration below. Border of dots.

...
.R,ασπαθ
.χαρτλ
.γενι,λο,
.εκριτιτ,
.ρακησ,

... β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ), [μ(ε)γ(άλῳ)?] χαρτου(λαρίῳ) [τ]οῦ γενι(κοῦ) λο(γοθεσίου) [κ]ὲ κριτῖ τ(ῶν) [Θ]ρᾳκησ(ίων).

Obverse

Half-length depiction of St. Michael holding a scepter in his right hand and a globus in his left hand. Inscription in two columns: μ|ι|χ|α-η|λ : Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, decoration below. Border of dots.

...
.R,ασπαθ
.χαρτλ
.γενι,λο,
.εκριτιτ,
.ρακησ,

... β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ), [μ(ε)γ(άλῳ)?] χαρτου(λαρίῳ) [τ]οῦ γενι(κοῦ) λο(γοθεσίου) [κ]ὲ κριτῖ τ(ῶν) [Θ]ρᾳκησ(ίων).

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2724
Diameter 27.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 2.30.

Translation

... βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ, μεγάλῳ χαρτουλαρίῳ τοῦ γενικοῦ λογοθεσίου κὲ κριτῖ τῶν Θρᾳκησίων.

... imperial protospatharios, grand chartoularios of the genikon logothesion and judge of the Thrakesioi.

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)
  • Constantini Porphyrogeniti De cerimoniis aulae byzantinae (Open in Zotero)
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  • “Thrakien” und “Thrakesion” (Open in Zotero)
  • Byzantinische Rang- und Ämterstruktur im 8. und 9. Jahrhundert: Faktoren und Tendenzen ihrer Entwicklung (Open in Zotero)