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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Slobodan ĆurčićSlobodan Ćurčić, Alexander KazhdanAlexander Kazhdan

(παλάτιον), an official residence, such as the residence of the emperor. The term derives from the Palatium complex on the Palatine Hill in Rome, the only official dwelling of the Roman emperors until the late 3rd C.; subsequently the term entered general use.... ...

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