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Gregory Pediasimos, judge (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Half-length of the Mother of God, holding the Child with her left arm. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Along the upper circumference, an inscription: ηθκ̅οσηπ.ιασιμο̣σ : ἡ Θ(εοτό)κος ἡ Π[ε]διάσιμος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κρ̣.τ̣̣
πεια̣σιμον
αχραντεσκε
ποισγρηγορι
ονσονοικε
τηνεκκιν
υνν

κρ[ι]τὴν Πεδιάσιμον, Ἄχραντε, σκέποις Γρηγόριον σὸν οἰκέτην ἐκ κινδύνων

Obverse

Half-length of the Mother of God, holding the Child with her left arm. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Along the upper circumference, an inscription: ηθκ̅οσηπ.ιασιμο̣σ : ἡ Θ(εοτό)κος ἡ Π[ε]διάσιμος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κρ̣.τ̣̣
πεια̣σιμον
αχραντεσκε
ποισγρηγορι
ονσονοικε
τηνεκκιν
υνν

κρ[ι]τὴν Πεδιάσιμον, Ἄχραντε, σκέποις Γρηγόριον σὸν οἰκέτην ἐκ κινδύνων

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4811
Diameter 29.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1148. See also PBW: Gregorios 20129.

Translation

κριτὴν Πεδιάσιμον, Ἄχραντε, σκέποις Γρηγόριον σὸν οἰκέτην ἐκ κινδύνων.

Immaculate One, may you protect from perils your servant, the judge Gregory Pediasimos.