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(The monastery of the) Prodromos (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.378

Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 80.1c; Laurent, Corpus 5.3: no. 1912 (not illustrated).

Details

Diameter:
13 mm

Obverse

(The monastery of the) Prodromos (eleventh century)

Bust of St. John Prodromos; details of hands are indistinct. Inscription visible at right: π|ρ||ρ : [Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ] Πρ(ό)δρ(ομος). No visible border.

Reverse

(The monastery of the) Prodromos (eleventh century)

Inscription of five lines. No visible border.

.φρ
μγρ
σφργι
ητπρ
ρομ

[Σ]φρά[γ(ισ)]μα γρα[φ(ῶν)] σφραγὶ[ς] ἡ τοῦ Πρ[ο]δρόμ(ου)

Translation

Σφράγισμα γραφῶν σφραγὶς ἡ τοῦ Προδρόμου.

The seal (of the monastery) of the Prodromos authenticates our correspondence.

Audio

Commentary

Twelve-syllable verse.

 

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