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Demetrios bishop of Triaditza (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.299

Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 70.1.
Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1503.

Details

Diameter:
14 mm
Field:
10 mm

Obverse

Demetrios bishop of Triaditza (tenth/eleventh century)

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕΟ
ΗΘ,ΔΗ.
ΤΡΙ.

Κύριε βοήθει Δημητρί

Reverse

Demetrios bishop of Triaditza (tenth/eleventh century)

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

ΕΠΙΣΚ,
..ΤΡΟ
..ΔΙΤ

ἐπισκόπῳ Τροιαδίτζης

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Δημητρίῳ ἐπισκόπῳ Τροιαδίτζης.

Lord, help Demetrios bishop of Triaditza.

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Commentary

Modern Sofia; ancient Serdica, Σαρδική. The city was customarily referred to its Slavic name from the tenth century on; its bishopric, first attested in 1020, was subordinate to the archbishopric of Ohrid. Cf. Laurent, Corpus V/2, 331-32 and Darrouzès, Notitiae, no. 13, line 837.

 

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