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(ἀνθύπατος; anthýpatos). Translation of Latin proconsul or consularis, initially an official title of provincial governors, later of the heads of the civilian administration in military themes, and after the 9th cent. a high, non-purchasable court title without office.


R. Guilland, Recherches sur les institutions byzantines II, 1967, 68-79

R. J. Lilie, s. v. A., LMA 1, 702.

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Makris, Georgios (Bochum), “Anthypatos”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 12 June 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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