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Anonymous (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


εκτησ
γραφησ
γηρη
ζε

ἐκ τῆς γραφῆς γνώρηζε

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

τον
γεγρα
φοτα

τὸν γεγραφότα

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


εκτησ
γραφησ
γηρη
ζε

ἐκ τῆς γραφῆς γνώρηζε

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

τον
γεγρα
φοτα

τὸν γεγραφότα

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5119
Diameter 15.0 mm; field: 11.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 711d and 714 (with a different reading).

Translation

ἐκ τῆς γραφῆς γνώρηζε τὸν γεγραφότα.

Find out from the letter who wrote it.

Commentary

The reading of the last line of the obverse is uncertain. It could as well be rendered as γνωρήζοις (iotacism), in which case the translation should be altered to "From the letter you may find out who wrote it."