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Paul monk and hegoumenos of the imperial monastery of the proedros (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.5088

Previous Editions

Cf. DO Seals 5, § 89.

Details

Diameter:
20 mm
Field:
15 mm

Obverse

Paul monk and hegoumenos of the imperial monastery of the proedros (eleventh century)

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

κε̅Ο
ΙΘ,ΠΑΛ,
αχιγ
μεν

Κύριε βοίθει Πάβλ μοναχ καὶ ἱγουμένῳ

Reverse

Paul monk and hegoumenos of the imperial monastery of the proedros (eleventh century)

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

μνι
στιτι
κε̅ασι
λπροε
·δ·

Μνιστίτι, Κύριε, βασιλικοῦ προέδρου

Translation

Κύριε βοίθει Πάβλῳ μοναχῷ καὶ ἱγουμένῳ. Μνιστίτι, Κύριε, βασιλικοῦ προέδρου.

Lord, help Paul, monk and hegoumenos. Remember, O Lord, the (monastery of) the imperial proedros.

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Commentary

The seal carries two inscriptions, one seeking divine aid for the owner, the other divine succour of the institution to which he is attached.

 

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