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(παρακοιμώμενος, lit. “sleeping at the side [of the emperor]”), the guardian of the emperor's bedchamber, the highest office conferred on eunuchs; he probably replaced the praepositus sacri cubiculi. The origin ...

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


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