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George Oinaiotes, sebastos and parakoimomenos (thirteenth century)

 
 

Obverse

St. George (Kouperiotes) standing, holding a spear with his right hand and a shield with his left. On either side, epigraphy (note the inversion of the letters on the last line on the left): |γε|ρ|γι|σοο|κ|πε|ριο|τη|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιος ὁ Κουπεριότης. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ομνυμ̣ο̣ν̣
σοισεαον
οιναιτην
καιπαρακοι
μμεν̣ο̣ν̣μαρ
τυσμ̣εσκε
πο̣ι̣σ

ὁμώνυμόν σοι σεβαστὸν Οἰναιώτην καὶ παρακοιμώμενον, μάρτυς, με σκέποις

Obverse

St. George (Kouperiotes) standing, holding a spear with his right hand and a shield with his left. On either side, epigraphy (note the inversion of the letters on the last line on the left): |γε|ρ|γι|σοο|κ|πε|ριο|τη|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιος ὁ Κουπεριότης. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ομνυμ̣ο̣ν̣
σοισεαον
οιναιτην
καιπαρακοι
μμεν̣ο̣ν̣μαρ
τυσμ̣εσκε
πο̣ι̣σ

ὁμώνυμόν σοι σεβαστὸν Οἰναιώτην καὶ παρακοιμώμενον, μάρτυς, με σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.776
Diameter 32.0 mm; field: 29.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1615.

Translation

ὁμώνυμόν σοι σεβαστὸν Οἰναιώτην καὶ παρακοιμώμενον, μάρτυς, με σκέποις.

Martyr, may you protect me, the sebastos and parakoimomenos Oinaiotes who shares your name.

Commentary

The epithet Kouperiotes refers to a monastery whose location is unknown.