Seals in Sofia, National Museum of History


  • Nikephoros, (priest and) archbishop of Anchialos

    ᾿Αγχιάλου πρόεδρον ὦ πρωτοστάτα /| σκέποις Μιχαὴλ Νικηφόρον θύτην

    Michael may you protect Nikephoros priest and proedros (archbishop) of Anchialos

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Ioannes Kinnamos

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Θεόδωρος. / ᾿Ιωάννου σφράγισμα γραφῶν Κιννάμου

    St Theodoros. / Sealing of the writings of Ioannes Kinnamos (metrical)

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Theodoros Kladon, protospatharios

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Νικόλαος. / Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδώρῳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ τῷ Κλάδονι

    St Nikolaos. / Lord aid your servant Theodoros Kladon, protospatharios

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Basileios Koskinas

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Δημήτριος. / Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλείῳ τῷ Κοσκινᾷ

    St Demetrios. / Lord aid your servant Basileios Koskinas

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Michael Maurex, vestarches and katepano of Dyrrachion

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Γεώργιος. / Κύριε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ βεστάρχῃ καὶ κατεπάνω Δυρραχίου τῷ Μαυρικᾷ

    St Georgios. / Lord aid Michael Maurex, vestarches and katepano of Dyrrachion

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Konstantinos Spondyles, protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou krites of the velon and mystolektes

    ῞Αγιε Παντελεη΅μον / βοήθει Κωνσταντίνῳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου κριτῇ τοῦ βήλου καὶ μυστολέκτῃ τῷ Σπονδύλῃ

    St Panteleëmon / aid Konstantinos Spondyles, protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou krites of the velon and mystolektes

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Stephanos, asekretis and krites of Thrace and Macedonia

    Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Σρεφάνῳ ἀσηκρήτῃ / καὶ κριτῇ Θρᾴκης καὶ Μακεδονίας

    Lord aid your servant Stephanos asekretis / and krites of Thrace and Macedonia

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Nikephoros Sarantenos, proedros and katepano

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Δημήτριος. / (Κύριε) βοήθει Νικηφόρῳ προέδρῳ καὶ κατεπάνω τῷ Σαραντηνῷ

    St Demetrios. / (Lord) aid Nikephoros Sarantenos, proedros and katepano

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Nikephoros Sarantenos, magistros and katepano

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Δημήτριος. / (Κύριε βοήθει) Νικηφόρῳ μαγίστρῳ καὶ κατεπάνω τῷ Σαραντηνῷ

    St Demetrios. / (Lord aid) Nikephoros Sarantenos, magistros and katepano

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Argyros Karatzas, protokouropalates and doux of Philippopolis

    Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ᾿Αργυρὸν πρωτοκουροπαλάτην / καὶ δούκα Φιλιππουπόλεως τὸν Καρατζᾶν

    Lord aid your servant Argyros Karatzas protokouropalates and doux of Philippopolis

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Leon Hikanatos

    Μήτηρ Θεοῦ / ῾Ικανᾶτον Λέοντα, Παρθένε, σκέποις

    Mother of God. / Virgin, may you protect Leon Hikanatos

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Michael, protospatharios hypatos and strategos of Euxeinos Pontos

    ῾Ο ἅγιο~ Νικόλαο~. / Κύριε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ὑπάτῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ τοῦ Εὐξείνου Πόντου

    St Nikolaos. / Lord aid Michael protospatharios hypatos and strategos of Euxeinos Pontos

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Eustathios chartoularios

    Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ / Εὐσταθίῳ χαρτουλαρίῳ

    Lord aid your servant / Eustathios chartoularios

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Helene Tripolitena

    Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. / Κύριε βοήθει ῾Ελένῃ τῇ(ν) Τριπολιτήνᾳ

    Mother of God. / Lord aid Helene Tripolitena

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Samuel Alousianos, proedros and doux (type 1)

    Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. / Θεοτόκε βοήθει Σαμουὴλ προέδρῳ καὶ δουκὶ τῷ ᾿Αλουσιάνῳ

    Mother of God. / Theotokos aid Samuel Alousianos, proedros and doux

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Konstantinos X Doukas, basileus (type 1)

    ᾿Ιησοῦς Χριστὸς ᾿Εμμανουήλ. / Κωνσταντῖνος βασιλεὺς ῾Ρωμαίων ὁ Δούκας

    Jesus Christ Emmanuel. / Konstantinos Doukas emperor of the Romans

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Nikephoros Dekanos, kouropalates doux and anagrapheus of Nisos

    Κύριε βοήθει Νικηφόρῳ κουροπαλάτῃ / δουκὶ καὶ ἀναγραφεῖ Νίσου τῷ Δεκανῷ

    Lord aid Nikephoros Dekanos, kouropalates / doux and anagrapheus of Nisos

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Michael Tourkopoulos, patrikios

    [...] / Κύριε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ πατρικίῳ τῷ Τουρκοπούλῳ

    [...] / Lord aid Michael Tourkopoulos, patrikios

    Sofia, National Museum of History

  • Theodoros Radenos, imperial protospatharios and epi tou manglabiou

    Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ / Θεοδώρῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ μαγγλαβίου τῷ ῾Ραδηνῷ

    Lord aid your servant / Theodoros Radenos imperial protospatharios and epi tou manglabiou

    Sofia, National Museum of History 32

  • Anonymus Aristenos, eparchos

    Σκέποις ἔπαρχον / ᾿Αριστηνὸν Χριστέ μου

    My Lord Christ, may you protect the eparchos Aristenos (metrical)

    Sofia, National Museum of History 34

  • Michael Drimys, protospatharios and topoteretes of the Helladic exkoubitoi

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Θεόδωρος. / Μιχαὴλ πρωτοσπαθάριος καὶ τοποτηρητὴς τῶν ἑλλαδικῶν ἐξκουβίτων ὁ Δριμύς

    St Theodoros. / Michael Drimys protospatharios and topoteretes of the Helladic exkoubitoi

    Sofia, National Museum of History 93

  • Ioannes

    Σταυρὸς σφραγίς μοι / καὶ φύλαξ ᾿Ιωάννου

    For me, Ioannes, a cross is my seal and guard (metrical)

    Sofia, National Museum of History 128

  • Konstantinos, vestarches and pronoetes of all Bulgaria

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Δημήτριος. / Κύριε βοήθει Κωνσταντῖνον βεστάρχην καὶ προνοητὴν πάσης Βούλγαριας

    St Demetrios. / Lord aid Konstantinos, vestarches and pronoetes of all Bulgaria

    Sofia, National Museum of History 166

  • Ioannes, imperial protospatharios and strategos of Preslav

    Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ / ᾿Ιωάννῃ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Περσκλάβας

    Lord aid your servant / Ioannes imperial protospatharios and strategos of Preslav

    Sofia, National Museum of History 11137

  • Gregorios Maurokatakalon, anthypatos and katepano (type 2)

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Δημήτριος. / Κύριε βοήθει Γρηγορίῳ ἀνθυπάτῳ καὶ κατεπάνω τῷ Μαυροκατακαλών

    St Demetrios. / Lord aid Gregorios Maurokatakalon, anthypatos and katepano

    Sofia, National Museum of History 13130

  • Demetrios Katakalon, anthypatos patrikios and katepano of Paradounavon

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Δημήτριος. / Κύριε βοήθει Δημητρίῳ ἀνθυπάτῳ πατρικίῳ καὶ κατεπάνου τοῦ Παραδουνάβου τὸν Κατακαλών

    St Demetrios. / Lord aid Demetrios Katakalon, anthypatos patrikios and katepano of Paradounavon

    Sofia, National Museum of History 13131

  • Theophanes, [...] and dioiketes of Ryndakos and Anatolikon

    Θεοτόκε βοήθει Θεοφάνει [...] / καὶ διοικητῃ ῾Ρυντάκου καὶ τῶν ᾿Ανατολικῶν

    Theotokos aid Theophanes [...] / and dioiketes of Ryndakos and Anatolikon

    Sofia, National Museum of History 13135

  • Alexandros Palaiologos, proedros

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Δημήτριος. / Κύριε βοήθει ᾿Αλεξάνδρῳ προέδρῳ τῷ Παλαιολόγῳ

    St Demetrios. / Lord aid Alexandros Palaiologos, proedros

    Sofia, National Museum of History 13136

  • Ioannes Radenos (?), vestarches and krites of the velon

    Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ᾿Ιωάννῃ / βεστάρχῃ καὶ κριτῇ τοῦ βήλου τῷ ῾Ραδηνῷ

    Theotokos aid your servant Ioannes / Radenos (?) vestarches and krites of the velon

    Sofia, National Museum of History 13138

  • Nikephoros Komnenos (?)

    Οὗ σφραγὶς εἰμὶ / Νικηφόρου τοῦ Κομνηνοῦ

    I am the seal of / Nikephoros Komnenos (?)

    Sofia, National Museum of History 13139