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Niketas Alopos, patrikios and judge of the Anatolikoi (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of four lines. Linear border.

+ΚΕΟ
ΗΘΕΙΝΙ
ΚΗΤΑΠ̅Ρ̅Ι̅
ΚΙ

Κύριε βοήθει Νικήτᾳ πατρικίῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Linear border.

.ΚΡΙΤ,
.ΝΑΝΑ
ΤΟΛΙΚΟΝ
ΤΟΑΛΟ
Π

(καὶ) κριτ τῶν Ἀνατολικον το Ἀλοπ

Obverse

Inscription of four lines. Linear border.

+ΚΕΟ
ΗΘΕΙΝΙ
ΚΗΤΑΠ̅Ρ̅Ι̅
ΚΙ

Κύριε βοήθει Νικήτᾳ πατρικίῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Linear border.

.ΚΡΙΤ,
.ΝΑΝΑ
ΤΟΛΙΚΟΝ
ΤΟΑΛΟ
Π

(καὶ) κριτ τῶν Ἀνατολικον το Ἀλοπ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.988
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 86.33.
Cf., Sig,, 265-66, 267, nos. 1, 7.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Νικήτᾳ πατρικίῳ καὶ κριτῇ τῶν Ἀνατολικον το Ἀλοπῷ.

Lord, help Niketas Alopos, patrikios and judge of the Anatolikoi.

Commentary

According to Seibt (Bleisiegel, 303), this person would be identical with the Niketas Alopos who later held the titles μάγιστρος and βέστης and served as κριτὴς τοῦ βήλου. See also LaurentCorpus II, no. 847.