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John Mitylenaios, protospatharios and judge of Paphlagonia (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5161
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Chipped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 11.12b.

Obverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

κ̅εR,θ,
.σδ,
Ι̅Ασπα
θαριο

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Ἰω(άννῃ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρίο

Reverse

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


Sκριτι
παφλαγ,
μι..
ληνε,

(καὶ) κριτι[ῖ] Παφλαγ(ονίας) ὡ Μι[τυ]ληνέ(ος)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ πρωτοσπαθαρίο καὶ κριτιῖ Παφλαγονίας ὡ Μιτυληνέος.

Lord, help your servant John Mitylenaios, protospatharios and judge of Paphlagonia.

Commentary

This specimen and BZS.1955.1.3202 are close copies of each other, but are edited separately since they do not come from the same boulloterion. See the commentary to its counterpart noted below.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5161
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Chipped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 11.12b.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5161
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Chipped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 11.12b.