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Gregory Taronites (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The archangel Michael standing, wings outspread, holding the labarum with his right hand and the globus in his left. Epigraphy on either side:  χ|αχ|μ : ἀ(ρ)χ(άγγελος) Μ(ι)χ(αήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above and a decoration below. Border of dots.


ρηγορι
ργισμ
ουτρ
ν̣ιτου


[Γ]ρηγορί[ου σφ]ράγισμα [τ]οῦ Ταρωνίτου

Obverse

The archangel Michael standing, wings outspread, holding the labarum with his right hand and the globus in his left. Epigraphy on either side:  χ|αχ|μ : ἀ(ρ)χ(άγγελος) Μ(ι)χ(αήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above and a decoration below. Border of dots.


ρηγορι
ργισμ
ουτρ
ν̣ιτου


[Γ]ρηγορί[ου σφ]ράγισμα [τ]οῦ Ταρωνίτου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4856
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 592a. See also Stratos Nikolaros, “Die Taronitai. Eine prosopographisch-sigillographische Studie,” Millennium 14 (2017), 227-291, Annex I.

Translation

Γρηγορίου σφράγισμα τοῦ Ταρωνίτου.

Seal of Gregory Taronites.

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