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Theodore hegoumenos of Alie (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: θεο|δρ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Θεοδώρῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

ηγ
ουμε
νλ
ιησ 

ἡγουμένῳ Ἀλίης

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: θεο|δρ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Θεοδώρῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

ηγ
ουμε
νλ
ιησ 

ἡγουμένῳ Ἀλίης

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4787
Diameter 31.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5, no. 65.1c.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Θεοδώρῳ ἡγουμένῳ Ἀλίης.

Theotokos, help Theodore hegoumenos of Alie.

Commentary

Zacos–Veglery, no. 2428a, have published a well-struck and fully-legible parallel specimen that corrects Laurent's identification of the monastery as that of Aminsos.