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Borilos proedros and grand primikerios of the ethnikoi (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1273
Diameter 21 mm

Obverse

St. Demetrios standing, holding a spear and shield. Inscription visible at right: Δ|η|μι|τρ, : [ὁ ἅγιος] Δημίτρ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
οριλ,προ
ερκαι.
πρημικηρ̣
τνεθνι
 κ 

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Βορίλ(ῳ) προέδρῳ καὶ [μ(ε)γ(άλῳ)] πρημικηρ(ίῳ) τῶν ἐθνικ(ῶν)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Βορίλῳ προέδρῳ καὶ μεγάλῳ πρημικηρίῳ τῶν ἐθνικῶν.

Lord, help Borilos, proedros and grand primikerios of the ethnikoi.

Commentary

This is in all probability the Borilos reviled in Skylitzes continuatus as a henchman of the emperor Nikephoros III Botaneiates (1078-1081).

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1273
Diameter 21 mm

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Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1273
Diameter 21 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1273
Diameter 21 mm

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