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Alypios proedros (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.942

Details

Diameter:
16 mm

Obverse

Alypios proedros (eleventh century)

Inscription in three lines with cross above. Border of dots.


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Γραφὰς σφραγίζω

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Alypios proedros (eleventh century)

Inscription in three lines with cross above. Border of dots.

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Ἀλυπίου προέδρου

Translation

Γραφὰς σφραγίζω Ἀλυπίου προέδρου.

I seal the letters of the proedros Alypios.

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Commentary

Dodecasyllable. This seal may either be the seal of a bishop, or of an individual with the title of proedros. The fact that it is a metrical seal lends credence to the hypothesis that this is an ecclesiastical seal.

 

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