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date: 19 October 2019

Praefectus Praetorio and Praetorian Prefecture (Gk. ἔπαρχος/ὕπαρχος τῆς αὐλῆς‎) 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Author(s):
Marije MartijnMarije Martijn

Head of the most important civil administrative office in the later Roman Empire.Since Augustus, the traditionally equestrian Praefectus Praetorio (the office was collegial) had overseen the imperial military headquarters, including the ... ...

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