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Romanos Makrembolites (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4020
Diameter 14 mm
Condition Flattened on the sides with loss of lettering.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1348.

Obverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

μ̣α̣
.εμο
..του
.μα
ν

Μα[κ]ρεμβο[λί]του [Ῥ]ωμαν(οῦ)

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

Σφρ.
γισπ̣
λε.

σφρ[α]γὶς π[έ]λε[ι]

Translation

Μακρεμβολίτου Ῥωμανοῦ σφραγὶς πέλει.

This is the seal of Romanos Makrembolites.

Commentary

There is no sign that the definite article (ἡ) was engraved; it will have been omitted to keep the metrical inscription to twelve syllables.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4020
Diameter 14 mm
Condition Flattened on the sides with loss of lettering.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1348.