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Theoktistos imperial protospatharios and strategos of the Peloponnesos (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps. Circular inscription between two borders of dots.

οηθητ.   σδουλ

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

θεο
κτιστα
σπαθστ
ρατπελο
πονισ/

Θεοκτίστ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Πελοπονίσου

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps. Circular inscription between two borders of dots.

οηθητ.   σδουλ

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

θεο
κτιστα
σπαθστ
ρατπελο
πονισ/

Θεοκτίστ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Πελοπονίσου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.303
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 22.39.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοκτίστῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Πελοπονίσου.

Lord, help your servant Theoktistos imperial protospatharios and strategos of the Peloponnesos.

Commentary

The seal of a Theoktistos, imperial spatharokandidatos and strategos of the Peloponnesos is published by N. Zekos, in Ἀρχ. Δελτ. 32 (1977) 86.