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John chartoularios of the genikon logothesion of the archive of Thrace (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.3163

Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 71.2a.

Details

Diameter:
20 mm

Obverse

John chartoularios of the genikon logothesion of the archive of Thrace (tenth/eleventh century)

Inscription of five lines preceded and followed by row of three pellets. Border of dots.

···
ΚΕΟ
ΗΘΕΙΤ
ΣΔΟΥΛ
ΙΑΝΝΧ
.ΡΤΛ
···

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ Ἰωάνν χαρτουλαρίῳ

Reverse

John chartoularios of the genikon logothesion of the archive of Thrace (tenth/eleventh century)

Inscription of four lines preceded and followed by row of three pellets. Border of dots.

···
τγεν
ικλογοθ
εσαρκλαΣ
τ,θρακι.
···

τοῦ γενικοῦ λογοθεσίου ἄρκλας τῆς Θρᾴκις

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ χαρτουλαρίῳ τοῦ γενικοῦ λογοθεσίου ἄρκλας τῆς Θρᾴκις.

Lord, help your servant John chartoularios of the genikon logothesion of th earchive of Thrace.

Audio

Commentary

This specimen is from the same boulloterion as its parallel.

On the meaning of the expression χαρτουλάριος τοῦ γενικοῦ λογοθεσίου ἄρκλας τῆς Θρᾴκης, that is, an official entrusted with the fiscal archives of the theme of Thrace, see DO Seals 1, no. 1.4 (BZS 1951.31.5.1892).

 

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