Sigillion

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THe '''Sigillion''' is a term from the Byzantine world that denoted an official document (act) that bears a seal. Documents referred to as a Sigillion were issued by the emperor of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire, Councils of the Orthodox Church, and the Patriarch of Constantinople.  
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The '''Sigillion''' is a term from the Byzantine world that denoted an official document (act) that bears a seal. Documents referred to as a Sigillion were issued by the emperor of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire, Councils of the Orthodox Church, and the Patriarch of Constantinople.  
  
 
==Notable examples==
 
==Notable examples==
 
*[[Sigillion of 1583]]  -  against the Calendar of Pope Gregory XIII of Rome - Council in Constantinople.
 
*[[Sigillion of 1583]]  -  against the Calendar of Pope Gregory XIII of Rome - Council in Constantinople.
*[[Sigillion of 1756]]  -  against the New Calendar by Ecumenical Patriarch Cyril V of Constantinople.
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*[[Sigillion of 1756]]  -  against the New Calendar by Ecumenical Patriarch [[Cyril V of Constantinople]].
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==

Latest revision as of 12:04, October 1, 2012

The Sigillion is a term from the Byzantine world that denoted an official document (act) that bears a seal. Documents referred to as a Sigillion were issued by the emperor of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire, Councils of the Orthodox Church, and the Patriarch of Constantinople.

Notable examples

Sources

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