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Christophoros hypatos, imperial spatharios and strategos of the Kibyrraiotai (eighth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.1217

Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 59.21b.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 1794.

Details

Diameter:
27 mm
Condition:
Half missing.

Obverse

Christophoros hypatos, imperial spatharios and strategos of the Kibyrraiotai (eighth century)

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII); in the quarters: ΣΩ|Δ. Wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ 

Reverse

Christophoros hypatos, imperial spatharios and strategos of the Kibyrraiotai (eighth century)

Inscription of five lines. Wreath border.

.ΦΟΡ
ΑΘ/Σ
Γ/ΤΩΝ
ΥΡ/

Χριστοφόρο ὑπάτῳ, βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγ τῶν Κιβυρραιωτῶν.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Χριστοφόρο ὑπάτῳ, βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ τῶν Κιβυρραιωτῶν.

Lord, help your servant Christophoros hypatos, imperial spatharios and strategos of the Kibyrraiotai.

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Commentary

This is one of three seals from the same boulloterion, edited jointly with the parallels listed below.

 

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