Silentarios

   See Anastasios.

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  • Anastasios I —    Emperor (q.v.) from 491 518 whose reign is often seen as a prelude to the age of Justinian I (q.v.). Despite his relative obscurity as a court attendant (silentarios), the empress Ariadne (q.v.) chose him to succeed her husband Zeno (q.v). The …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Greek Anthology —    Modern title of two 10th century collections of ancient and Byzantine epigrams: the Anthologia Palatina, and the Anthologia Planudea (compiled by Maximos Planoudes [q.v.]). Included are poems of Paul the Silentarios, Julian the Egyptian,… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

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