Kletorologion(334 words)

Binder, Vera (Gießen)

[German version]

(κλητορολόγιον; klētorológion). Title of one of the best-known works of the genre of Taktiká, the lists of Byzantine offices and titles mainly from the 9th and 10th cents. AD that were manuals for the correct observance of court ceremonies (e.g. the seating order of dignitaries at court festivities, to be worked out by the atriklinḗs). They are an important source not only for customs and conventions at the Byzantine imperial court but also for the Byzantine administration, bureaucracy and officialdom of the period. From a linguistic…

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Binder, Vera (Gießen). "Kletorologion." Brill’s New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Brill Online, 2014. Reference. 23 April 2014 <http://referenceworks.brillonline.com/entries/brill-s-new-pauly/kletorologion-e616960>
First appeared online: 2006
First Print Edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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