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Theodore Aphraziates, monk (?) (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS 1958.106.3204

Previous Editions

Seibt-Nesbitt, "Odd surnames," no. 7.

Details

Diameter:
20 mm
Field:
13 mm

Obverse

Theodore Aphraziates, monk (?) (eleventh century)

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

·
ΚΕΟ
..ΕΙΤ
..ΔΟΥ
Λ

Κ(ύρι)ε βο[ήθ]ει τῷ [σῷ] δούλῳ

Reverse

Theodore Aphraziates, monk (?) (eleventh century)

Inscription of four lines with decorations above and below. Border of dots.

·
ΘΕΟ
ΔΡ..
ΤΑΦΡ.
ΖΙΑΤ.
·

Θεοδώρῳ μοναχ τῷ Ἀφρ[α]ζιάτ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδώρῳ μοναχῷ τῷ Ἀφραζιάτῃ.

Lord, help your servant the monk Theodore Aphraziates.

Audio

Commentary

The end of the second line of the reverse is effaced. There is enough room for two letters, in which we posit the letters ΑΧ, the standard abbreviation for μοναχ, or monk.

 

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