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Basil Doukas Kamateros (twelfth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.1544

Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 187b.

Details

Diameter:
39 mm
Condition:
Cracked along channel; large portion chipped off.

Obverse

Basil Doukas Kamateros (twelfth century)

Inscription in seven lines. Indeterminate border.

ΣΙΛ
ΟΣΦΥΣΕ
ΣΔΚ
ΝΣΚΙΚ
ΤΗΡΝΥΤ
ΝΚΤΟΣΥ
ΣΟΝΝ

Βασίλειος φὺς εὐκλεους Δουκῶν γένους καὶ Καματηρῶν αὐτάνακτος Αὐσόνων

Reverse

Basil Doukas Kamateros (twelfth century)

Inscription in seven lines. Indeterminate border.

ΑΙ
ΛΦΟΣ
ΡΑΦΑΙΣ
ΠΡΑΚΤΕΙΟΣ
ΝΑΑΤΝ
ΝΤΥΠΟΝΣ
ΚΛΕΙΘΡΟΝ
Ρ

γυναικαδελφός ἐν γραφαῖς καὶ πρακτέοις τῶν γραμμάτων τὸν τύπον ὡς κλεῖθρον φέρω

Translation

Βασίλειος φὺς εὐκλεους Δουκῶν γένους καὶ Καματηρῶν αὐτάνακτος Αὐσόνων γυναικαδελφός ἐν γραφαῖς καὶ πρακτέοις τῶν γραμμάτων τὸν τύπον ὡς κλεῖθρον φέρω.

Offspring of the glorious lineage of the Doukoi and the Kamataroi, brother of the wife of the ruler of the Romans, I, Basil, use this text as a lock upon correspondence and decrees.

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Commentary

Dodecasyllabic.

 

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