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Kaniskion


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(κανίσκιον, “small basket”), a “voluntary” donation by paroikoi to their lord, esp. to a monastic institution. Some 11th-C. documents identify a kaniskion as a round loaf of bread, a half-measure ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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