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John bishop of Andrapa (seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.103
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Blank too small for die. Chipped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, 25.2b.

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 430. A similar specimen (not illustrated) is preserved in the IFEB collection (no. 564). Laurent illustrates (ibid. pl. 59) the obverse of this seal and the reverse of BZS.1958.106.92.

Obverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

..
ννου
επισκο
που

ωάννου ἐπισκόπου

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

.ο
λεσ
νδρ
πον

πόλεως Ἀνδράπον

Translation

Ἰωάννου ἐπισκόπου πόλεως Ἀνδράπον.

(Seal of) John, bishop of the city of Andrapa.

Commentary

This seal and BZS.1958.106.92 are from the same boulloterion. This reading of the seal is based on its better preserved counterpart.

Laurent suggested that the owner was the bishop John, in attendance at the Council of 681 (Mansi, XI, 616, 628, 649).

Accession number BZS.1958.106.103
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Blank too small for die. Chipped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, 25.2b.

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 430. A similar specimen (not illustrated) is preserved in the IFEB collection (no. 564). Laurent illustrates (ibid. pl. 59) the obverse of this seal and the reverse of BZS.1958.106.92.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.103
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Blank too small for die. Chipped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, 25.2b.

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 430. A similar specimen (not illustrated) is preserved in the IFEB collection (no. 564). Laurent illustrates (ibid. pl. 59) the obverse of this seal and the reverse of BZS.1958.106.92.

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