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John Akapnes, asekretis (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3161
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1024.

Obverse

Inscription of three lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ιαν
ν̣σΦρα
γ̣ι̣σ̣μ̣α̣
  

Ἰωάννου σφράγισμα

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ακα
π̣νσ
.αση̣
κρητ,
  

Ἀκάπνους [τ]οῦ ἀσηκρῆτ(ις)

Translation

Ἰωάννου σφράγισμα Ἀκάπνους τοῦ ἀσηκρῆτις.

Seal of the asekretis John Akapnes.

Commentary

The insertion of the family name Akapnes renders the second part of the inscription unmetrical; the obverse contains a seven-syllable distich.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3161
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1024.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3161
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1024.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3161
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1024.

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