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Demetrios Eugeneianos (twelfth/thirteenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Epigraphy on either side: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

γρν̣
σργισμοι
κεψυχησυλ̣
γιευγε
σΔη
μ̣
τ̣ρ̣ι.ο..

γραφῶν σφραγὶς μοι κε ψυχῆς φύλαξ γίνου Εὐγενειανῷ σῷ Δημ[η]τρίῳ, [κ]ό[ρη]

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Epigraphy on either side: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

γρν̣
σργισμοι
κεψυχησυλ̣
γιευγε
σΔη
μ̣
τ̣ρ̣ι.ο..

γραφῶν σφραγὶς μοι κε ψυχῆς φύλαξ γίνου Εὐγενειανῷ σῷ Δημ[η]τρίῳ, [κ]ό[ρη]

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1424
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 612; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 555.

Translation

γραφῶν σφραγὶς μοι κε ψυχῆς φύλαξ γίνου Εὐγενειανῷ σῷ Δημητρίῳ, κόρη.

Virgin, be the seal of the letters and the guardian of the soul of Demetrios Eugeneianos.

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