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Basil thytes (metropolitan) of the Thessalians (twelfth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4992

Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.80.
Cf. a similar seal, seemingly from the same boulloterion, is published in Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 461.

Details

Diameter:
24 mm
Field:
20 mm
Condition:
Corroded.

Obverse

Basil thytes (metropolitan) of the Thessalians (twelfth century)

St. Basil standing, holding book. Inscription in two columns: ||ΣΙΛ|ΕΙ|ΟΣ: Ὁ ἅγιος Βασίλειος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Basil thytes (metropolitan) of the Thessalians (twelfth century)

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


ΟΜΝΥ
ΜΟΝΣΟΙ
ΘΕΤΤΑΛΝ
ΘΥΤΗΝ
ΣΚΕΠΕ

Ὁμώνυμόν σοι Θετταλῶν θύτην σκέπε.

 

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