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Leo cleric of the Great Church (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore holding a spear in his right hand and a round shield in his left. Inscription visible at right: Δ|Ο|ΡΟ|Σ : [Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεό]δορος. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines followed by decoration. No visible border.

λ.ο
τ̅κλιρικ
τ,,εκλ
σηασ


Λέ[ον]τ(ι) κλιρικ(ῷ) τ(ῆς) Μ(ε)γ(άλης) Ἐκλ[η]σήας

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore holding a spear in his right hand and a round shield in his left. Inscription visible at right: Δ|Ο|ΡΟ|Σ : [Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεό]δορος. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines followed by decoration. No visible border.

λ.ο
τ̅κλιρικ
τ,,εκλ
σηασ


Λέ[ον]τ(ι) κλιρικ(ῷ) τ(ῆς) Μ(ε)γ(άλης) Ἐκλ[η]σήας

Accession number BZS.1958.106.189
Diameter 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 42.28; Laurent, Corpus 5.2: no. 1131.

Translation

Λέοντι κλιρικῷ τῆς Μεγάλης Ἐκλησήας.

Leo cleric of the Great Church.

Bibliography

  • Catalogue of Byzantine Seals at Dumbarton Oaks and in the Fogg Museum of Art, Volume 5: The East (continued), Constantinople and Environs, Unknown Locations, Addenda, Uncertain Readings (Open in Zotero)
  • Le Corpus des sceaux de l’empire byzantin (Open in Zotero)