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Theophylaktos Exubitos (twelfth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust in profile of the seal's owner, shown wearing a crown. Along the circumference, a circular inscription. Border of dots.

EΟFILAC

Theofilactou

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΕXCV
ιτ
σργισ
μ

Excubitou σφράγισμα

Obverse

Bust in profile of the seal's owner, shown wearing a crown. Along the circumference, a circular inscription. Border of dots.

EΟFILAC

Theofilactou

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΕXCV
ιτ
σργισ
μ

Excubitou σφράγισμα

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5510
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 729b.

Translation

Theofilactou Excubitou σφράγισμα.

Seal of Theophylaktos Exubitos.

Commentary

On the identity and career of Theophylaktos Exubitos, see O. Kresten and W. Seibt, "Theophylaktos Exubitos (kein „italienischer Rebell des späten 10. Jahrhunderts,” sondern μέγας διερμηνευτής unter Kaiser Manuel I. Komnenos) und seine Siegel," JÖB 52 (2002), 231-41.