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Theodore Karamallos, imperial protospatharios, oikonomos of the euageis (oikoi) and anagrapheus of Paphlagonia (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.3071

Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 11.2b.

Details

Diameter:
26 mm
Condition:
Chipped and corroded.

Obverse

Theodore Karamallos, imperial protospatharios, oikonomos of the euageis (oikoi) and anagrapheus of Paphlagonia (eleventh century)

Bust of St. Theodore holding a spear and a shield. Vertical inscription visible at right: -ο|δ||ρ : [Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θε]όδωρ(ος). Remains of a circular inscription at left. No visible border.

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[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δ]ού[λῳ]

Reverse

Theodore Karamallos, imperial protospatharios, oikonomos of the euageis (oikoi) and anagrapheus of Paphlagonia (eleventh century)

Inscription of seven lines. No visible border.

εοδρ,
σπαθ,οι
.ονομ,των
.Υαγ,Sαν
.γραφ,πα
.λαγ,τ
καραμ

[Θ]εοδώρ(ῳ) [(πρωτο)]σπαθ(αρίῳ), οἰ[κ]ονόμ(ῳ) τῶν [ε]ὐαγ(ῶν) (καὶ) ἀν[α]γραφ(εῖ) Πα[φ]λαγ(ονίας) τῷ Καραμ[άλλῳ]

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδώρῳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ, οἰκονόμῳ τῶν εὐαγῶν καὶ ἀναγραφεῖ Παφλαγονίας τῷ Καραμάλλῳ.

Lord, help your servant Theodore Karamallos, protospatharios, oikonomos of the pious foundations and anagrapheus of Paphlagonia.

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Commentary

This seal comes from the same boulloterion as BZS 1958.106.5046 and their readings are combined. See also the commentary to that entry.

 

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