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Eudokia Rhadene, kouropalatissa (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Virgin, standing, holding the Christ child in her right arm. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, final line missing. Border of dots.

ΚΕ,Θ,
ΕΥΔΟΚΙΑ
ΚΡΕΠΑλα̣
ΤΙΣΣΗΤΗ
. . .

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Εὐδοκίᾳ κουρεπαλατίσσῃ τῇ . . .

Obverse

The Virgin, standing, holding the Christ child in her right arm. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, final line missing. Border of dots.

ΚΕ,Θ,
ΕΥΔΟΚΙΑ
ΚΡΕΠΑλα̣
ΤΙΣΣΗΤΗ
. . .

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Εὐδοκίᾳ κουρεπαλατίσσῃ τῇ . . .

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4554
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

See PBW: Eudokia 20105.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Εὐδοκίᾳ κουροπαλατίσσῃ τῇ . . .

Lord, help Eudokia [Rhadene], kouropalatissa.

Commentary

The owner's family name can be restored with reference to the parallel cited in this entry.

Note on this seal and the parallel the erroneous spelling κουρεπαλατίσσα.