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N. metropolitan of Euchaita and protosynkellos (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.5040
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 16.9b; Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1783. Cf. Zacos, Seals II, no. 842, for a parallel specimen.

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore holding a martyr's cross before him. Inscription in two columns: |θε|ο-δ|ρ|ο, : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδωρο(ς). Circular inscription, beginning at ten o'clock. Border of pellets.

μαρτυσθυτηνσον

Μάρτυς θύτην σόν

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, decorations above and below. Border of pellets.


τονευ
χαιτν
πρτοσυγ
κελλον
σκεπε

τὸν Εὐχαΐτων πρωτοσύγκελλον σκέπε.

Translation

Μάρτυς θύτην σὸν τὸν Εὐχαΐτων πρωτοσύγκελλον σκέπε.

Martyr, protect your servant, the metropolitan of Euchaita and protosynkellos.

Commentary

This seal and BZS.1955.1.5039 bear the same iconography and epigraphy and seem to come from the same boulloterion; see the commentary to the latter specimen.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.5040
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 16.9b; Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1783. Cf. Zacos, Seals II, no. 842, for a parallel specimen.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.5040
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 16.9b; Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1783. Cf. Zacos, Seals II, no. 842, for a parallel specimen.