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Philotheos metropolitan of Euchaita and synkellos (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5270
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 16.7.

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1782. Another specimenfound in Bulgaria is published by I. Jordanov, "Pečat na Filotei..." (Sofia, 1992) 120-25.

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore Tiron holding the martyr's cross in front of his chest. Vertical inscription on either side: |.ε|.δ-ο|τη|ρ : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Θ]ε[ό]δ(ωρος) ὁ Τήρ(ων). Circular inscription. Border of dots.

κεRοη..τσ.

Κ(ύρι)ε βοή[θει] τῷ σῷ [δούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, followed by a decoration. Border of dots.

φιλο
Θε,μητρο
π.λει,ευχα
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κελ

Φιλοθέ(ῳ) μητροπ[ο]λεί(τῃ) Εὐχαΐτον (καὶ) συ[γ]κέλῳ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Φιλοθέῳ μητροπολείτῃ Εὐχαΐτον καὶ συγκέλῳ.

Lord, help your servant Philotheos, metropolitan of Euchaita and synkellos.

Commentary

Same owner as BZS.1951.31.5.2610 but after he acquired the title of synkellos, i.e. ca 971. Cf. the commentary on BZS.1951.31.5.2610 and the remarks accompanying the edition of Jordanov.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5270
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 16.7.

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1782. Another specimenfound in Bulgaria is published by I. Jordanov, "Pečat na Filotei..." (Sofia, 1992) 120-25.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5270
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 16.7.

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1782. Another specimenfound in Bulgaria is published by I. Jordanov, "Pečat na Filotei..." (Sofia, 1992) 120-25.