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Gregory Aias (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1448
Diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 590; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 65.

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


αιαντα
γρηγορι
ονοικτρ
οικετ

Αἴαντα Γρηγόριον οἰκτρὸν οἰκέτην

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


σκεποισ
μεμ̅ε̅ρ̅
τθεαν
θρπ
λογ

σκέποις με, Μῆτερ τοῦ Θεανθρώπου Λόγου

Translation

Αἴαντα Γρηγόριον οἰκτρὸν οἰκέτην σκέποις με, Μῆτερ τοῦ Θεανθρώπου Λόγου.

Mother of the Divine Word made flesh, watch over me, your unworthy servant Gregory Aias.

Commentary

Two twelve-syllable verses. This late eleventh-century seal appears to be the first attestation of the Aias family.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1448
Diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 590; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 65.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1448
Diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 590; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 65.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1448
Diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 590; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 65.

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