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John metropolitan of Klaudioupolis (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.2127

Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 7.3c.

Details

Diameter:
22 mm

Obverse

John metropolitan of Klaudioupolis (eleventh century)

Bust of St. John Chrysostom holding a book in his left hand. Visible at right: |σο|.|τ : [Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ] Χρ(υ)σό[σ]τ(ομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

John metropolitan of Klaudioupolis (eleventh century)

Inscription of five lines, a decoration below. Border of dots.

κ̅εR,θ,
τσ
ι̅ω̅οΠΟ
λ,κλαΥΔΙ
ουπολ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Ἰω(άννῃ) μη(τ)ροπολ(ίτῃ) Κλαυδιουπόλ(εως)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ μητροπολίτῃ Κλαυδιουπόλεως.

Lord, help your servant John, metropolitan of Klaudioupolis.

Audio

Commentary

This seal and BZS.1955.1.4816 are very similar but do not come from the same boulloterion because this seal is larger. They are otherwise identical. Also compare with BZS.1955.1.4815.

 

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