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Symeon bishop of Sora (tenth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4675

Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 21.2b.

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 446.

Details

Diameter:
20 mm

Obverse

Symeon bishop of Sora (tenth century)

Patriarchal cross on three steps, with fleurons rising to the lower crossbar; pellets adorning the upper quarters. Traces of a circular inscription, beginning at seven o'clock. No visible border.

+κε......σδουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε β[οήθει τ]ῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Symeon bishop of Sora (tenth century)

Inscription of four lines, a row of pellets below. No visible border.

+συ.
ενεπ
σκοπσ
ορν

Συ[μ]εὼν ἐπ[ι]σκόπῳ Σορῶν

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Συμεὼν ἐπισκόπῳ Σορῶν.

Lord, help your servant Symeon, bishop of Sora.

Audio

Commentary

This seal and BZS.1958.106.265 are from the same boulloterion (and the same stock of blanks).

 

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