Seals in Bulgaria (private collection)


  • Leon Moukatos, imperial protospatharios epi tou manglabiou

    ᾿Ιησοῦς Χριστός. | Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ / Λέοντι βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ μαγγλαβίου ὁ Μουκᾶτος

    Jesus Christ. | Lord aid your servant / Leon Moukatos, imperial protospatharios and epi tou manglabiou

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Michael Manastras (Monastras), protovestes (or protovestiarios)

    Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. / Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ πρωτοβέστῃ (πρωτοβεστιαρίῳ) τῷ Μαναστρᾶς

    Mother of God. / Theotokos aid Michael Manastras (Monastras), protovestes (or protovestiarios)

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Georgios Manganes

    Σφράγισμα καὶ γνώρισμα τῶν τοῦ Μαγγάνη /| Γεωργίου πέφυκα (-εν) ἐν γραφαῖς λόγων

    I am (It is a) sealing and indication of the affairs of Georgios Manganes in the writing of documents

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Hypatios Magentenos, vestarches

    [...] / Θεοτόκε βοήθει ῾Υπατίῳ βεστάρχῃ τῷ Μαγεντηνῷ

    [...] / Theotokos aid Hypatios Magentenos, vestarches

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Niketas Lobakas

    Γραφὰς σφραγίζω / τοῦ Λωβακᾶ Νικήτα

    I seal the writings / of Niketas Lobakas (metrical)

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Symeon Logariastes

    Λογαριαστοῦ Συμεὼν / σφραγὶς πέλω

    I am the seal of Symeon Logariastes

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Basileios Logariastes

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Νικόλαος. / Λογαριαστὴν Βασίλειον σκέποις

    St Nikolaos. / May you protect Basileios Logariastes

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Manuel Lachanas

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Θεόδωρος ὁ Στρατηλάτης. / Σὸν Μανουὴλ με Λαχανᾶν, μάρτυς, σκέποις

    St Theodoros Stratelates. / Martyr, may you protect me, your servant Manuel Lachanas

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Theodoros Lagodiates (?)

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Θεόδωρος. / Σφραγὶς Θεοδώρου τοῦ Λαγωδιάτη

    St Theodoros. / Seal of Theodoros Lagodiates

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Konstantinos Krateros, anthypatos and patrikios

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Δημήτριος. / Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ ἀνθυπάτῳ πατρικίῳ τῷ Κρατερῷ

    St Demetrios. / Lord aid your servant Konstantinos Krateros, anthypatos and patrikios

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Konstantinos Krateros, anthypatos and patrikios

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Δημήτριος. / Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ ἀνθυπάτῳ πατρικίῳ τῷ Κρατερῷ

    St Demetrios. / Lord aid your servant Konstantinos Krateros, anthypatos and patrikios

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Bardas Krateros, topoteretes

    Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. / Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βάρδᾳ τοποτηρητῇ τῷ Κρατερῷ

    Mother of God. / Lord aid your servant Bardas Krateros, topoteretes

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Michael Kourtikes, topoteretes of Thrace

    [...] / Κύριε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ τοποτηρητῇ τῆς Θρᾴκης τῷ Κουρτίκῃ

    [...] / Lord aid Michael Kourtikes, topoteretes of Thrace

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Basileios Kourtikes (type 2)

    Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. / Θεοτόκε βοήθει Βασιλείῳ τῷ Κουρτίκῃ

    Mother of God. / Theotokos aid Basileios Kourtikes

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • (Gregorios) Kourkouas, doux (type 3)

    Δουκὸς σφραγίζω / τὰς γραφὰς τοῦ Κουρκούα

    I seal the writings of Kourkouas, doux (metrical)

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • (Gregorios) Kourkouas, doux (type 2)

    Δουκὸς σφραγίζω / τὰς γραφὰς τοῦ Κουρκούα

    I seal the writings of Kourkouas, doux (metrical)

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Gregorios Kourkouas

    Κύριε βοήθει / Γρηγορίω τῷ Κουρκούᾳ

    Lord aid / Gregorios Kourkouas

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Michael Manastras (Monastras), protovestes (or protovestiarios)

    Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. / Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ πρωτοβέστῃ (πρωτοβεστιαρίῳ) τῷ Μαναστρᾶς

    Mother of God. / Theotokos aid Michael Manastras (Monastras), protovestes (or protovestiarios)

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Michael Manastras (Monastras), protovestes (or protovestiarios)

    Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. / Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ πρωτοβέστῃ (πρωτοβεστιαρίῳ) τῷ Μαναστρᾶς

    Mother of God. / Theotokos aid Michael Manastras (Monastras), protovestes (or protovestiarios)

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Eirene Metalene (?), proedrissa

    Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. / Θεοτόκε βοήθει Εἰρήνῃ προεδρίσσῃ τῇ Μεταληνῇ

    Mother of God. / Theotokos aid Eirene Metalene (?), proedrissa

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Michael Mesopotamites

    ῾Ο ἀρχάγγελος Μιχαήλ. / Σφραγὶς Μιχαὴλ τοῦ Μεσοποταμίτου

    Archangel Michael. / Seal of Michael Mesopotamites (metrical)

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Bardas Merkolites, vestes

    ῾Ο ἅγιος Δημήτριος. / Κύριε βοήθει Βάρδᾳ βέστῃ τῷ Μερκολίτῃ

    St Demetrios. / Lord aid Bardas Merkolites, vestes

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Leon Meliton

    Σφράγισ(μα) λόγων / Λέοντος Μελίτωνος

    Seal(ing) of the words / of Leon Meliton (metrical, with the change)

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Samuel Mauropodes, chartophylax

    [...] Σαμουήλ. / ῾Ο χαρτοφύλαξ Σαμουὴλ Μαυροπόδης

    [...] Samuel. / Samuel Mauropodes, chartophylax

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Nikolaos Maurokatakalon

    Κύριε βοήθει Νικολάῳ / τῷ Μαυροκατακαλών

    Lord aid Nikolaos / Maurokatakalon

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Gregorios Maurokatakalon (type 2)

    Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ / Γρηγορίῳ τῷ Μαυροκατακαλών

    Lord aid your servant / Gregorios Maurokatakalon

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Gregorios Maurokatakalon, anthypatos and katepano (type 1)

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

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

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Leon (?) Maurotheodoros

    Γραφὰς σφραγίζω / Λέοντος τοῦ Μαυροθεοδώρου

    I seal the writings / of Leon (?) Maurotheodoros

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Basileios Mauros, proedros and krites of the hippodrome

    Σφραγὶς Βασιλείου προέδρου καὶ κριτοῦ / ἐπὶ τοῦ ἱπποδρόμου τοῦ Μαυροῦ

    Seal of Basileios Mauros, proedros and krites of the hippodrome

    Bulgaria (private collection)

  • Michael Maurikas, magistros and katepano

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

    St Georgios. / Lord aid Michael Maurex, magistros and katepano

    Bulgaria (private collection)