logothete


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logothete

(ˈlɒɡəʊˌθiːt)
n
(Historical Terms) (in the Byzantine Empire and later in Sicily) a chancellor
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They are Theophanes Continuatus Book 6, Years 944-961; the Revised Chronicle of Symeon the Logothete for the years 948-496 from Vat.gr.163 with the interpolations on Nikephorus the Elder from Vat.gr.153; the Chronicle of pseudo-Symeon for the years 944-962; The Capture of Crete by Theodosius the Deacon; and Akolouthia for St Nikephoros Phokas.
Bykov, Leonid Dmitriev Caucasus, DI Evarnitskogo, DN Logothete, VV Barthold are of considerable interest.
Ce cabinet regroupe le ministre de l'interieur, le logothete [ministre (8)] de [la] justice, le logothete des questions ecclesiastiques, le ministre de l'administration militaire (9) (gardant le titre medieval de spathaire (10)), et le ministre des affaires etrangeres (dont le titre medieval de postelnic (11) sera remplace par celui de ministre).
After their father died, Constantine was brought to Constantinople and taken under the tutelage of Grand Logothete or the Prime Minister Theoctistus, who effectively ruled the empire.
A rare exception can be seen by comparing the two entries on "Symeon Logothete," in which Kazhdan's suggestion in the ODB that Symeon used and continued a lost chronicle that ended in 842, becomes Rosser's misstatement that Symeon "begins where Theophanes [Confessor] ends in 842." Symeon actually begins with Adam, while Theophanes ends with 813, as Rosser himself notes under "Theophanes the Confessor."
The church was largely decorated by Theodore Metochites (1270-1332), the Great Logothete - Prime Minster - who was made 'founder' of the Chora monastery of which the church was the center.