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(βεστιαρίτης), imperial bodyguard, according to a 12th-C. historian (An.Komn. 1:152.2), who calls vestiaritai the courtiers closest (oikeioteroi) to the emperor. The first known vestiarites was Iberitzes in 1049 (Sathas, MB ...

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