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  • Book of the Prefect — The Book of the Prefect or Eparch (from the Greek Τὸ ἐπαρχικὸν βιβλίον or To eparchikon biblion ) is a Byzantine commercial manual or guide promulgated by Leo VI in 911 or 912. Based on established customs and laws and now littered with later… …   Wikipedia

  • Book of the Eparch —    A manual of trade regulations, probably issued by Leo VI (q.v.). It would have served as a guide for the eparch (q.v.) of the city, whose duty it was to regulate the commercial life of the capital. Its purpose was to protect the guilds of… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • The Cantos — by Ezra Pound is a long, incomplete poem in 120 sections, each of which is a canto . Most of it was written between 1915 and 1962, although much of the early work was abandoned and the early cantos, as finally published, date from 1922 onwards.… …   Wikipedia

  • eparch — /ep ahrk/, n. 1. the prefect or governor of an eparchy. 2. Eastern Ch. a bishop or metropolitan of an eparchy. [1650 60; < Gk éparchos commander, governor, prefect. See EP , ARCH] * * * ▪ Byzantine official       the leading Byzantine government… …   Universalium

  • Eparch of the City —    Governor of the city of Constantinople (q.v.) whose post was created in 359 on the model of the urban prefect of Rome (q.v.). As chief judge of the imperial tribunal, he was responsible for law and order in the capital, as well as for the… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • List of cultural references in The Cantos — This is a list of people, places, events, etc. that feature in Ezra Pound s The Cantos , a long, incomplete poem in 120 sections, each of which is a canto. It is a book length work, widely considered to present formidable difficulties to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Domestic of the Schools — The Domestic of the Schools (Greek: δομέστικος τῶν σχολῶν, domestikos tōn scholōn) was a senior Byzantine military office, extant from the 8th century until at least the early 14th century. Originally simply the commander of the Scholai, the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Roman Catholic Church — The Roman Catholic Church, officially known as the Catholic Church, [] ] Norman, p. 12] Pope Benedict XVI summarized this mission as a threefold responsibility to proclaim the word of God, celebrate the sacraments, and exercise the ministry of… …   Wikipedia

  • Byzantine Empire — the Eastern Roman Empire after the fall of the Western Empire in A.D. 476. Cap.: Constantinople. * * * Empire, southeastern and southern Europe and western Asia. It began as the city of Byzantium, which had grown from an ancient Greek colony… …   Universalium

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