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Theodoulos monk (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, holding the medallion before her. On either side, the sigla: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

σκε
ποισ
θεολο
παρθ
ενε

σκέποις (μον)αχ(ὸν) Θεόδουλο(ν), Παρθένε

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, holding the medallion before her. On either side, the sigla: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

σκε
ποισ
θεολο
παρθ
ενε

σκέποις (μον)αχ(ὸν) Θεόδουλο(ν), Παρθένε

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1570
Diameter 18.0 mm; field: 13.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2132.

Translation

σκέποις μοναχὸν Θεόδουλον, Παρθένε.

Virgin, may you protect the monk Theodoulos.

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