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Skeuophylax
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(σκευοφύλαξ; skeuophýlax). Clerical post in the Byzantine Church, responsible for liturgical equipment, sanctuaries and ecclesiastical ceremonies, associated with the headship of an office and highly prestigious. At major churches such as Hagia Sophia at Constantinople.

Bibliography

P. Magdalino, A. M. Talbot, s.v. S., ODB 3, 1909f.

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Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Skeuophylax”, 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 19 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1114860>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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