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(παραφύλαξ), “chief guardian” (cf. Theodore of Stoudios, PG 99:1232B). The Kletorologion of Philotheos (Oikonomides, Listes 161.15) mentions paraphylakes of kastra among officers of low rank. They also appear in 11th-C. ...

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