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date: 21 May 2024

Mesazon 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Author(s):
Alexander KazhdanAlexander Kazhdan

(μεσάζων), the emperor's confidant entrusted with the administration of the empire. The word in the plural form mesiteuontes and with a nontechnical sense of “principal administrators” is used first by a 10th-C. historian (Genes. 61.90–91). In the 11th–12th C. the term ... ...

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