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Theodore (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3949
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1637.

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore holding a spear over his right shoulder and his shield with his left hand. Sigla on both sides: .|θ|ε||Ρ, : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Θεόδωρος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ομονυ
μονσον
γ,καλοσμαρ
τοι,σκε
ποισ

ὁμόνυμον σόν, (τρίσ)καλος μάρτοι(ς), σκέποις

Translation

ὁμόνυμον σόν, τρίσκαλος μάρτοις, σκέποις.

May you, the thrice-good martyr, watch over your servant of the same name.

Commentary

Note the unusual epithet τρίσκαλος (thrice-good), unattested elsewhere in sigillographic and literary sources. 

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3949
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1637.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3949
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1637.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3949
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1637.

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