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Theodore Proteuon, protospatharios and judge of the Armeniakoi (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.495
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 22.23c.

V. Laurent, "Mélanges d'épigraphie grecque et de sigillographie byzantine," EO 31 (1932) 442-43.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the Christ child on her left arm. Sigla: ̅–θ̅υ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines. Border of dots.

θ̅κ̅εRθ
τσ̅δ̅θε
δρ.σπθ
Sκριτ,τν
ρμενικ,
τπρ,τευ
οντ,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σ(ῷ) δ(ούλῳ) Θε[ο]δώρ(ῳ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) κριτ(ῇ) τῶν Ἀρμενιακ(ῶν) τῷ Πρ(ω)τεύοντ(ι)

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδώρῳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ κριτῇ τῶν Ἀρμενιακῶν τῷ Πρωτεύοντι.

Mother of God, help your servant Theodore Proteuon, protospatharios and judge of the Armeniakoi.

Commentary

This seal, BZS.1958.106.3276 (see the commentary to this entry), and BZS.1958.106.2514 all come from the same boulloterion.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.495
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 22.23c.

V. Laurent, "Mélanges d'épigraphie grecque et de sigillographie byzantine," EO 31 (1932) 442-43.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.495
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 22.23c.

V. Laurent, "Mélanges d'épigraphie grecque et de sigillographie byzantine," EO 31 (1932) 442-43.