You are here: Home / Publications & Online Resources / Byzantine Seals / Search the Catalogue / N. protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, mystolektes, judge of the Hippodrome and of the Velum and of the Armenian themes (eleventh century)

N. protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, mystolektes, judge of the Hippodrome and of the Velum and of the Armenian themes (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.2698

Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 56.11.

W. Seibt, "Ἀρμενικὰ θέματα", 135, no. 10.

Details

Diameter:
24 mm
Condition:
Struck off center. Cracked along the channel and corroded.

Obverse

N. protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, mystolektes, judge of the Hippodrome and of the Velum and of the Armenian themes (eleventh century)

Military saint standing, holding a spear and a shield, both resting on the ground. Inscription at left: α|γι|ο|σ-... : [Ὁ] ἅγιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

N. protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, mystolektes, judge of the Hippodrome and of the Velum and of the Armenian themes (eleventh century)

Inscription of seven lines, top line missing. Border of dots.

γ.λ
τολεκ.κρι
πιτ,ιοδρ,
τRηλ,S
.ναρμεν.ε
ματ,

... πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τ]οῦ Χρ(υσο)(τρι)[κ]λ(ίνου), μ[υσ]τολέκ[τ(ῃ)], κρι[τ(ῇ) ἐ]πὶ τ(οῦ) Ἱπποδρ(όμου) [(καὶ)] τοῦ βήλ(ου) (καὶ) [τ]ῶν Ἀρμεν(ικῶν) [θ]εμάτ(ων)

Translation

... πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου, μυστολέκτῃ, κριτῇ ἐπὶ τοῦ Ἱπποδρόμου καὶ τοῦ βήλου καὶ τῶν Ἀρμενικῶν θεμάτων.

... protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou, mystolektes, judge of the Hippodrome and of the Velum and of the Armenian themes.

Audio

 

Document Actions