Trade and religion are matters of communication! A Byzantine lead seal with the picture of S:t Michael and with the greek text "Lord save Kosmas, Your servant" on the reverse. early 11th century. The seal of a parcel with exotic textiles or the personal seal of a missionary från the Byzantine church? We know that both Hamburg-Bremen and England fought for the souls of Sigtuna. So did probably the Eastern church, but we do not know if it was present here as early as in the beginning of the 11th century.
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