protospatharius


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protospatharius

(ˌprəʊtəʊspəˈθɛərɪəs) ,

protospathaire

or

protospataire

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (of the Byzantine empire) a high-ranking official in the imperial guard
2. (Historical Terms) (of the Byzantine empire) a high-ranking official in the imperial guard
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El nervio olfatorio fue descrito por primera vez por Theophilus Protospatharius en el siglo VII, y posteriormente Alessandro Achillini (1463-1512) establecio de manera correcta su funcion en el proceso de la olfacion (Afifi & Bergman, 1999).
840 belonging to a certain Theodosius, patrikos, imperial protospatharius and chartularius of the public vestiary, chief of the Byzantine emperor's personal security.