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Stylianos (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Standing figure of Saint Michael, with nimbus, holding long sceptre in his right hand and a globus cruciger in his left. Sigla: Χ̣|Χ|Μ : ἀ(ρ)χ(άγγελος) Μ(ι)χ(αήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, with a cross above. Border of dots.


ΣΜΑΤ,
ΣΚΕΠΟΙΣΜΕ
ΥΛΙΑΝΟΝ
Σ̣ΟΝΔΟΥ
ΛΟΝ

ἀσώματ(ε), σκέποις με Στυλιανὸν σὸν δοῦλον

Obverse

Standing figure of Saint Michael, with nimbus, holding long sceptre in his right hand and a globus cruciger in his left. Sigla: Χ̣|Χ|Μ : ἀ(ρ)χ(άγγελος) Μ(ι)χ(αήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, with a cross above. Border of dots.


ΣΜΑΤ,
ΣΚΕΠΟΙΣΜΕ
ΥΛΙΑΝΟΝ
Σ̣ΟΝΔΟΥ
ΛΟΝ

ἀσώματ(ε), σκέποις με Στυλιανὸν σὸν δοῦλον

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4108
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 161.

Translation

Ἀσώματε σκέποις με Στυλιανὸν σὸν δοῦλον.

Incorporeal one, may you protect me, your servant Stylianos.

Commentary

Metrical inscription of fourteen syllables.