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Romanos Genesios, patrikios, hypatos, grand chartoularios, judge of the Velum and of the Boukellarioi (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.3049

Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 1.15.

Details

Diameter:
35 mm
Condition:
Chipped; corroded on the reverse.

Obverse

Romanos Genesios, patrikios, hypatos, grand chartoularios, judge of the Velum and of the Boukellarioi (eleventh century)

Bust of St. George holding a spear in his right hand and a round shield in his left hand. Vertical inscription on either side: ε|ρ-γ|ιο: Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιος. No border visible.

Reverse

Romanos Genesios, patrikios, hypatos, grand chartoularios, judge of the Velum and of the Boukellarioi (eleventh century)

Inscription of seven lines, a decoration above. Border of dots.


ρμ.ν
πρι̅υ...
χ̅τκρ..
τRηλ..
Rουκελ..
ογενε
οσ

Ῥωμ[α]ν(ὸς) π(ατ)ρί(κιος), ὕ[πατος], μ(έ)γ(ας) χ(αρ)τ(ουλάριος), κρ[ιτὴς] τοῦ βήλ[ου καὶ τῶν] Βουκελ[αρ(ίων)] ὁ Γενέ[σι]ος

Translation

Ῥωμανὸς πατρίκιος, ὕπατος, μέγας χαρτουλάριος, κριτὴς τοῦ βήλου καὶ τῶν Βουκελαρίων ὁ Γενέσιος.

Romanos Genesios, patrikios, hypatos, grand chartoularios, judge of the Velum and of the Boukellarioi.

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Commentary

This seal is connected to two others published by Laurent, (Corpus II, nos. 1018 and 1019), both decorated with a bust of St. George and identifying a Romanos Genesios, prefect of Constantinople (mid-eleventh century).

 

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