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Michael deacon of the Great Church, kouboukleisios, and imperial cleric (eleventh century, second quarter)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of five lines followed by decoration. Linear border.

.ΣΦΡΓ,
ΜΙΧΗΛΔ
ΜΕΓΛΗ
ΕΚΛΙΣ
 

Σφρ(α)γ(ὶς) Μιχαὴλ δ[ι]ακόν(ου) τῆ[ς] Μεγάλη(ς) Ἐκλισ(ί)α(ς)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines followed by a row of small crosses composed of dots. Linear border.

κ
ΚΛΙΣΙ
ασιλικο
κλιρ,κο
  

κουβουκλισίῳ, (καὶ) βασιλ(ι)κο κλιρ(ι)κο

Obverse

Inscription of five lines followed by decoration. Linear border.

.ΣΦΡΓ,
ΜΙΧΗΛΔ
ΜΕΓΛΗ
ΕΚΛΙΣ
 

Σφρ(α)γ(ὶς) Μιχαὴλ δ[ι]ακόν(ου) τῆ[ς] Μεγάλη(ς) Ἐκλισ(ί)α(ς)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines followed by a row of small crosses composed of dots. Linear border.

κ
ΚΛΙΣΙ
ασιλικο
κλιρ,κο
  

κουβουκλισίῳ, (καὶ) βασιλ(ι)κο κλιρ(ι)κο

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5743
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5, no. 42.29b.
Cf. Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1125.

Translation

Σφραγὶς Μιχαὴλ διακόνου τῆς Μεγάλης Ἐκλισίας, κουβουκλισίῳ, καὶ βασιλικο κλιρικο.

The seal of Michael deacon of the Great Church, kouboukleisios and imperial cleric.

Commentary

Two fifteen-syllable verses.