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Logariastes
(82 words)

[German version]

(λογαριαστής, λογαριαστεύων, λογιστής; logariastḗs, logariasteúōn, logistḗs). From the 11th cent. AD the financial official responsible for the control of public expenditure in several departments of the central and provincial administration of the Byzantine empire. Alexios I (1081-1118) introduced a mégas logariastḗs as the top supervisor of the state expenses who initially acted with the sakellarios and later acted in his place.

Bibliography

ODB 2, 1244f.

R. Guilland, Titres et fonctions de l'Empire byzantin, 1976, XXI (1969).

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Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Logariastes”, 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 25 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e708830>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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