(πρωτασηκρήτις/prōtasēkrḗtis). Byzantine term for the office of chief of the imperial secretaries (singular ἀσηκρήτις/asēkrḗtis, from Latin a secretis), used in the 6th-12th centuries AD. ODB 3, 1742.
Cite this pageTinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Protasekretis”, 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 04 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1011250>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510
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