Book Series Studies in Byzantine Sigillography, vol. 14

Studies in Byzantine Sigillography

Volume 14

Alexandra-Kyriaki Wassiliou-Seibt, Christos Stavrakos (eds)

  • Pages: xiv + 188 p.
  • Size:156 x 234 mm
  • Illustrations:80 col., 1 maps b/w
  • Language(s):English, French, German
  • Publication Year:2023

  • ISBN: 978-2-503-60127-4
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The study of seals has proven to be a valuable tool for understanding various aspects of Byzantine history and society


The present volume contains the papers from the 12th International Symposium of Byzantine Sigillography, held at the State Ermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, May 27-30, 2019. The papers discuss seals as historical sources and archaeological findings, presenting their role in the Byzantine prosopography, administration, historical geography and art history.


Collections and Finds

Vera Bulgurlu, Seals from the Basilica of St. John the Theologian in Ayasuluk

Ioanna Koltsida-Makre - Yorka Nikolaou, Unpublished Byzantine Lead Seals from the Acquisitions of the Athens Numismatic Museum Collections

Nikolaos Mastrochristos, Lead Seal of John VIII Palaiologos from Rhodes

Christos Stavrakos - Zafeiris Syrras, A Selection of Important Seals from the Private Collection of Zafeiris Syrras

History, Prosopography and Administration

Andreas Gkoutzioukostas, The Office of oikistikos: A Re-examination of the Sigillary Material and an Unpublished Lead Seal from Konstantinos Kalantzes' Collection

Werner Seibt, The Byzantine Eastern Frontier in the 1070s

Werner Seibt, Auch der georgische Aristokrat Vač‛e Lip’aritʼ emigrierte in der zweiten Hälfte des 11. Jahrhunderts in das Byzantinische Reich

Byzantium and Beyond

Michael N. Boutyrski, The bulla of Joseph, Metropolitan of Rosia

Jean-Claude Cheynet, Les sceaux du bureau du génikon hors des frontières de l’Empire

Elena Stepanova - Piotr Gaydukov - Oleg Oleynikov, A Collection of Byzantine Seals from Velikij Novgorod

Alexandra-Kyriaki Wassiliou-Seibt - Volker Hilberg, Byzantium and Beyond: Siegel aus Skandinavien


Gert Boersema, Sigillographic Evidence for Early Byzantine Jerusalem Pilgrimage

Technology and Management

Maria Teresa Catalano, Nutzen und Grenzen der RTI-Fotografie am Beispiel von zwei stark beschädigten byzantinischen Bleisiegeln

George Kakavas - Niki Katsikosta - Eleni Kontou, Integrated Management of Lead Seals: The Case of the Numismatic Museum, Athens-Greece

Index of Proper Names and Terms
Index of Iconography
Index of Metrical Inscriptions