Protokouropalates
Kouropalatēs, Latinized as curopalates or curopalata (Greek: κουροπαλάτης, from Latin: cura palatii "[the one in] charge of the palace") and Anglicized as curopalate, was a Byzantine court tit...
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Stephen Gabrielopoulos
Stephen Gabrielopoulos (Greek: Στέφανος Γαβριηλόπουλος, died 1332/1333) was a powerful magnate and semi-independent ruler in western Thessaly, who pledged allegiance to the Byzantine Empire and wa...
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Nipsistiarios
The nipsistiarios (Greek: νιψιστιάριος) was a Byzantine court position and rank reserved for eunuchs.The office is first attested in a 7th-century seal, but was abandoned well before the 14th cent...
Vestes
Vestēs (Greek: βέστης) was a Byzantine court title used in the 10th and 11th centuries. The term is etymologically connected to the vestiarion, the imperial wardrobe, but despite earlier attempts ...
Sebastos
Sebastos (Greek: σεβαστός "venerable one", pl. σεβαστοί sebastoi) was an honorific used by the ancient Greeks to render the Roman imperial title of Augustus.From the late 11th century on, during t...
Magistros
The magister officiorum (Latin literally for "Master of Offices", in Greek: μάγιστρος τῶν ὀφφικίων, magistros tōn offikiōn) was one of the most senior administrative officials in the late Roman Em...
John Kantakouzenos (Caesar)
John Kantakouzenos (Greek: Ἰωάννης Καντακουζηνός; fl. 1183–86) was a military commander and an early member of the House of Kantakouzenos. The contemporary historian Niketas Choniates descri...
Despotate of Angelokastron and Lepanto
John Spata (fl. 1348 – d. 29 October, 1399), known in Albanian as Gjin Bua Spata, was an Albanian magnate with the title of despot, who ruled Aetolia (1360s–?), Angelokastron (?–1399), Naupactus (1378...
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Tsardom of Vidin
The Tsardom of Vidin (Bdin) (Bulgarian: Видинско (Бдинско) царство, Vidinsko (Bdinsko) tsarstvo) was a medieval Bulgarian state centred in the town of Vidin. In 1257 the local lord Rostislav Mikha...
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Vestarches
Vestarchēs (Greek: βεστάρχης) was a senior Byzantine honorific dignity in use from the late 10th to early 12th centuries.The term vestarchēs means "head of the vestai", another group of high court...
John Palaiologos (Caesar)
John Palaiologos (Greek: Ἱωάννης Παλαιολόγος; 1288/89–1326) was a member of the reigning Palaiologos dynasty of the Byzantine Empire, who served as governor of Thessalonica.
He was the son of ...
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Megas tzaousios
The tzaousios (Greek: τζαούσιος) was a late Byzantine military office, whose exact functions and role are somewhat unclear.The term is derived from the Turkish çavuş, meaning "courier" or "messeng...
Megas archon
Archon (Greek ἄρχων arkhon; pl. ἄρχοντες) is a Greek word that means "ruler" or "lord," frequently used as the title of a specific public office. It is the masculine present participle of the verb ste...
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Silentiarius
Silentiarius, Hellenized to silentiarios (Greek: σιλεντιάριος) and Anglicized to silentiary, was the Latin title given to a class of courtiers in the Byzantine imperial court, responsible for orde...
Stratelates
Stratēlatēs (Greek: στρατηλάτης, "driver/leader of the army") was a Greek term designating a general, which also became an honorary dignity in the Byzantine Empire. In the former sense, it was oft...
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Andronikos Komnenos (son of John II)
Andronikos Komnenos (or Andronicus Comnenus) (Greek: Ἀνδρόνικος Κομνηνός) (c. 1108 – 1142) was the third child and second son of the Byzantine Emperor John II Komnenos and his Hungarian wife...
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Strez
Strez (Bulgarian: Стрез; original spelling: ) (fl. 1207–1214) was a Bulgarian sebastokrator and a member of the Asen dynasty. A major contender for the Bulgarian throne, Strez initially opposed th...
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Alexios Strategopoulos
Alexios Komnenos Strategopoulos (Greek: Ἀλέξιος Κομνηνός Στρατηγόπουλος) was a Byzantine general during the reign of Michael VIII Palaiologos, rising to the rank of megas domestikos and Caesar. Of...
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Kesar Novak
Novak the Serb (Srbin Novak) was a 14th-century Serbian nobleman that held the region of Lake Prespa during the Serbian Empire of Uroš the Weak (r. 1355-1371). He held the title of Caesar, and is henc...
Despotate of Epirus
The Despotate of Epirus (Modern Greek: Δεσποτάτο της Ηπείρου) was one of the late Byzantine Greek successor states of the Byzantine Empire established in the aftermath of the Fourth Crusade in 12...
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Protomagistros
The magister officiorum (Latin literally for "Master of Offices", in Greek: μάγιστρος τῶν ὀφφικίων, magistros tōn offikiōn) was one of the most senior administrative officials in the late Roman Em...
John Komnenos Asen
John Komnenos Asen (Bulgarian: Йоан Комнин Асен, Yoan Komnin Asen; Greek: Ίωάννης Κομνηνός Ἀσάνης, Iōannēs Komnēnos Asanēs; Serbian: Јован Комнин Асен, Jovan Komnin Asen) was the ruler of ...
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Sebastophoros
The sebastophoros (Greek: σεβαστοφόρος) was a high Byzantine court position and rank reserved for eunuchs in the 10th–12th centuries. Its functions are unclear.
The office is first attested in...