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John spatharokandidatos and protonotarios of the Gyberiotai (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.1147

Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 59.19a.

Details

Diameter:
22 mm

Obverse

John spatharokandidatos and protonotarios of the Gyberiotai (tenth/eleventh century)

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing. Inscription in two columns: Ο|Α|ΓΙ|ΟΝ|Ι|ΚΟ|Λ,: Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

John spatharokandidatos and protonotarios of the Gyberiotai (tenth/eleventh century)

Inscription of six lines; final two letters between horizontal bars. Border of dots.

ΚΕ,Θ,
ΣΔˋΙ̅
ΣΠΑΘ,ΚΑΝ
ΔˋΑΝΟΤ,Ρ,
ΓΥΒΕΡ,
ΟΤ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ σπαθαροκανδιδιδάτῳ καὶ πρωτονοταρίῳ τῶν Γυβεριοτῶν

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ σπαθαροκανδιδιδάτῳ καὶ πρωτονοταρίῳ τῶν Γυβεριοτῶν.

Lord, help your servant John spatharokandidatos and protonotarios of the Gyberiotai.

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Commentary

The use of a Γ instead of a Κ for the name Kibyrraiotai says something about the phonetic value of these consonants.

 

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