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Michael Iordanes, proedros (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas offering a blessing and holding the book in his left hand. Sigla at right: Λ|Α|Ο̣ : [Ὁ ἄ(γιος) Νικ(ό)]λαο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.


σφρα.ισ
προεδρ
μιχαηλι
ορδαν

Σφρα[γ]ὶς προέδρου Μιχαὴλ Ἰορδάνου

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas offering a blessing and holding the book in his left hand. Sigla at right: Λ|Α|Ο̣ : [Ὁ ἄ(γιος) Νικ(ό)]λαο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.


σφρα.ισ
προεδρ
μιχαηλι
ορδαν

Σφρα[γ]ὶς προέδρου Μιχαὴλ Ἰορδάνου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4022
Diameter 19.0 mm
Condition Broken into two pieces.
Previous Editions

This dodecasyllable should be added to the corpus of metrical inscriptions compiled by Wassiliou-Seibt, Corpus der byzantinischen Siegel mit metrischen Legenden, vol. 2.

Translation

Σφραγὶς προέδρου Μιχαὴλ Ἰορδάνου.

Seal of Michael Iordanes, proedros.

Commentary

A metrical inscription of twelve syllables.