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Paul bishop of Panion (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.273

Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 57.3.
Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 316.

Details

Diameter:
18 mm

Obverse

Paul bishop of Panion (eleventh century)

Bust of the Virgin, holding medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: .ΘΥ̅: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Paul bishop of Panion (eleventh century)

Inscription of four lines, decoration below. Border of dots.

ΠΑΥ
ΕΛΑΧΙΣ
ΕΠΙΣΚΟ
ΠΑΝΙ
·

Παύλῳ ἐλαχίστῳ ἐπισκόπῳ Πανίου

Translation

Παύλῳ ἐλαχίστῳ ἐπισκόπῳ Πανίου.

Paul, most humble bishop of Panion.

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Commentary

Cf. Asdracha, Thrace orientale, 293. Prosodic inscription?

The diocese, modern Panados, was located along the coastline of the Sea of Marmara in the vicinity of Raidestos. It was a suffragan bishopric of Herakleia. Cf. Laurent, Corpus V/1, 222 and Asdracha Thrace orientale, 248-49, 293-94.

 

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