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Philotheos metropolitan of Euchaita and synkellos (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore Tiron holding the martyr's cross in front of his chest. Vertical inscription on either side: |.ε|.δ-ο|τη|ρ : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Θ]ε[ό]δ(ωρος) ὁ Τήρ(ων). Circular inscription. Border of dots.

κεRοη..τσ.

Κ(ύρι)ε βοή[θει] τῷ σῷ [δούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, followed by a decoration. Border of dots.

φιλο
Θε,μητρο
π.λει,ευχα
ιτονSσυ.
κελ

Φιλοθέ(ῳ) μητροπ[ο]λεί(τῃ) Εὐχαΐτον (καὶ) συ[γ]κέλῳ

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore Tiron holding the martyr's cross in front of his chest. Vertical inscription on either side: |.ε|.δ-ο|τη|ρ : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Θ]ε[ό]δ(ωρος) ὁ Τήρ(ων). Circular inscription. Border of dots.

κεRοη..τσ.

Κ(ύρι)ε βοή[θει] τῷ σῷ [δούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, followed by a decoration. Border of dots.

φιλο
Θε,μητρο
π.λει,ευχα
ιτονSσυ.
κελ

Φιλοθέ(ῳ) μητροπ[ο]λεί(τῃ) Εὐχαΐτον (καὶ) συ[γ]κέλῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5270
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 16.7.

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1782. Another specimenfound in Bulgaria is published by I. Jordanov, "Pečat na Filotei..." (Sofia, 1992) 120-25.