Seals in Cyprus (private collection)


  • Nikephoros, patriarch of Antioch and the whole Orient

    Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. [...]. [...] / Κύριε βοήθει Νικηφόρῳ πατριάρχῃ Θεουπόλεως Μεγάλης ᾿Αντιοχείας καὶ πάσης ᾿Ανατολῆς

    Mother of God. | St Petros. | St Paulos / Lord aid Nikephoros patriarch of Theoupolis, Antioch the Great and of the whole Orient

    Cyprus (private collection)

  • Anonymus Kourkouas

    Γραφὰς σφραγίζω / καὶ λόγους τοῦ Κουρκούα

    I seal the writings / and words of Kourkouas (metrical)

    Cyprus (private collection)

  • Anthimos

    Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. / Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ ᾿Ανθίμῳ

    Mother of God. / Theotokos aid your servant Anthimos

    Cyprus (private collection)

  • Michael (?) Angelos

    Τὸν ῎Αγγελον σκέποις με / Μιχαὴλ Λόγε

    Word, may you protect Michael Angelos (metrical)

    Cyprus (private collection)

  • Konstantinos

    Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. / Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ

    Mother of God. / Theotokos aid your servant Konstantinos

    Cyprus (private collection)

  • Goudelios Tzykandeles

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Θωμᾶς. | ῞Αγιε Θωμᾶ βοήθει τῷ Γουδέλῃ τῷ Τζυκανδήλῃ. / Οὗ σφραγὶς εἰμὶ τὴν γραφὴν ὁρῶν νόει

    St Thomas. | St Thomas aid Goudelios Tzykandeles. / For whose seal I am, read the writing and find out

    Cyprus (private collection)

  • Athanasios

    Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. / Κύριε βοήθει ᾿Αθανασίῳ

    Mother of God. / Lord aid Athanasios

    Cyprus (private collection)

  • Konstantinos, (imperial) spatharokandidatos

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Γεώργιος. / Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ (βασιλικῷ �) σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ

    St Georgios. / Lord aid your servant Konstantinos (imperial) spatharokandidatos

    Cyprus (private collection)

  • Theodoros A[...], sebastos

    / Σφράγισμα σεβαστοῦ Θεοδώρου Α[...] | ὅνπερ ἀθλητὰ ἐκ πάσης βλάβης ῥύου

    / Sealing of Theodoros A... sebastos. | Marytr, rescue him from all harm (metrical type)

    Cyprus (private collection)

  • Anna Doukaina, sebaste

    Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. / Θεοτόκε βοήθει ῎Αννῃ σεβαστῇ τῇ Δουκαίνῃ

    Mother of God. / Theotokos aid Anna Doukaina, sebaste

    Cyprus (private collection)

  • Konstantinos, pansebastohypertatos

    Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. / Εἴης βοηθός, ὢ τεκοῦσα Παρθένε, | Κωνσταντίνῳ μοι πανσεβαστοϋπερτάτῳ

    Mother of God. / May you be a helper, Virgin who gave birth, to me, Konstantinos pansebatohypertatos (metrical type)

    Cyprus (private collection)

  • Olbianos Maroules, proedros

    Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ / ᾿Ολβιανῷ προέδρῳ τῷ Μαρούλῃ

    Lord aid your servant / Olbianos Maroules, proedros

    Cyprus (private collection)

  • Ioannes Anzas, magistros

    [...] / Σφραγὶς ᾿Ιωάννου μαγίστρου τοῦ ᾿Ανζᾶ

    [...] / Seal of Ioannes Anzas magistros

    Cyprus (private collection)

  • Ioannes, primikerios and hebdomarios

    / Θεοτόκε βοήθει ᾿Ιωάννῃ πριμικηρίῳ καὶ ἑβδομαρίῳ

    / Theotokos aid Ioannes primikerios and hebdomarios

    Cyprus (private collection)

  • Leon Pleures, protoproedros and doux

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Εὐστάθιος. / Κύριε βοήθει Λέοντι πρωτοπροέδρῳ καὶ δουκὶ τὸν Πλευρῆν

    St Eustathios. / Lord aid Leon Pleures, protoproedros and doux

    Cyprus (private collection)

  • Leon Philes, gambros of emperors

    Εἴδος φέροντος αὐτάνακτος δεσπότου | σφραγὶς Φιλῆ Λέοντος τῷ σεβαστῷ της / τῶν σεβαστῶν γαμβρὸς αὐτοκρατόρων | ἡλίῳ (�) [...]

    ... seal of Leon Philes ... son-in-law of emperors ... [Hard to translate: basically metrical]

    Cyprus (private collection)

  • Leontios Kouneres, proedros krites and anagrapheus of Cyprus

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Πέτρος. | ῾Ο ἅγιος Παῦλος. / Κύριε βοήθει Λεοντίῳ προέδρῳ κριτῇ καὶ ἀναγραφεῖ Κύπρου τῷ Κουνερῇ

    St Petros. | St Paulos. / Lord aid Leontios Kouneres proedros krites and anagrapheus of Cyprus

    Cyprus (private collection)

  • Michael (?) Chrysaphios, spatharios

    ῾Ο Μιχαήλ (�) / Μιχαὴλ σπαθαρίῳ Χρυσαφίῳ

    Michael / Michael (?) Chrysaphios, spatharios

    Cyprus (private collection)