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George Laktentitzes patrikios, demarchos of the Blues, and megas oikonomos of the Tropaiophoros (eleventh/twelfth centuries)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.600 (formerly Fogg 600)
Diameter 28 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 25.14. A similar (or parallel) specimen from the Zacos Collection is preserved in the Paris collections (BnF 414).

Obverse

St. George in non-military garb, standing with his hand raised towards what appears to be the manus Dei. Sigla in the lower field on either side: .|.ΓΙ|ΟΣΓΕ|Ρ|ΓΙ|Ο :  Ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιος. An invocation in the upper field: ..,Θ,Τ|Σ|Λ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines. Border of dots.

ΓΕΡΓ
Μ̅Ρ̅Ι̅⸣ΗΜΑΡ.
ΤΝΕΝΕΤ..
SΟΙΚΟΝΟΜ
ΤΤΡΟΠΑΙΟΦΟ
Ρ,ΤΛΑΚΤΕΝ
ΤΙΤΗ

Γεωργ(ίῳ) μ(ατ)ρι(κίῳ), δημάρ[χ(ῳ)] τῶν Βενέτ[ων] (καὶ) μ(ε)γ(άλῳ) οἰκονόμῳ τοῦ Τροπαιοφόρ(ου) τῷ Λακτεντίτζῃ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γεωργίῳ πατρικίῳ, δημάρχῳ τῶν Βενέτων καὶ μεγάλῳ οἰκονόμῳ τοῦ Τροπαιοφόρου τῷ Λακτεντίτζῃ.

Lord, help your servant George Laktentitzes patrikios, demarchos of the Blues, and megas oikonomos of the Tropaiophoros.

Commentary

Note the mistake in the second line of the reverse (ματρικίῳ) which we have tacitly corrected in the final version of the inscription.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.600 (formerly Fogg 600)
Diameter 28 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 25.14. A similar (or parallel) specimen from the Zacos Collection is preserved in the Paris collections (BnF 414).

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.600 (formerly Fogg 600)
Diameter 28 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 25.14. A similar (or parallel) specimen from the Zacos Collection is preserved in the Paris collections (BnF 414).

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.600 (formerly Fogg 600)
Diameter 28 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 25.14. A similar (or parallel) specimen from the Zacos Collection is preserved in the Paris collections (BnF 414).

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