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13.21 Sigillion-letter issued by Patriarch Neilos
May 1386
Pantokrator Monastery, Archives
Parchment, 46 x 36 cm


The Original New Testament

The Patriarch confirms the gift of lands in Thasos to the Pantokrator Monastery, made by its founder, megas primikerios John. John had retaken Thasos from the Turks and had settled there some of his own people, under a special regime

The lead seal of the Patriarch, with its blue ribbon, is still preserved in its original position.

A semi-independent ruler with his own army under the suzerainty of the Emperor, he and his brother Alexios had carved out their own small statelet centred on Kavala.

Bibliography: Actes du Pantocrator 1991, no. 11.

Index of exhibits of Monastery of Pantokrator
14th century

The Authentic Greek New Testament Bilingual New Testament I

Icon of the Mother of God and New Testament Reader Promote Greek Learning
Three Millennia of Greek Literature

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