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The bishop of Agrai (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Inscription: |Δ|ΗΜ|ΤΡ: Ὁ ἅγιος Δημήτριος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

.ΣΦΡΑ
ΓΣΕΠΙΣ
ΚΟΠΟΥΑ
ΓΡΝ

Σφραγς ἐπισκόπου Ἀγρῶν

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Inscription: |Δ|ΗΜ|ΤΡ: Ὁ ἅγιος Δημήτριος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

.ΣΦΡΑ
ΓΣΕΠΙΣ
ΚΟΠΟΥΑ
ΓΡΝ

Σφραγς ἐπισκόπου Ἀγρῶν

Accession number BZS.1955.1.5011
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 87.3.
Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1743.

Translation

Σφραγὶς ἐπισκόπου Ἀγρῶν.

Seal of the bishop of Agrai.

Commentary

On the seals of bishops and the bishopric of Agrai, see the commentary to BZS 1955.1.5011.

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)
  • Le Corpus des sceaux de l’empire byzantin (Open in Zotero)
  • Phrygien und Pisidien (Open in Zotero)