Calendar of the Province of Asia
Author(s) : Kadirea Maria (10/8/2003)Translation : Velentzas Georgios
For citation: Kadirea Maria, "Calendar of the Province of Asia",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=8353>
A quite high ranking official, vir spectabilis according to the rank of the senate, who was inequable only to the Domestikos of the Scholae and to the Magister Militum per Orientem. The proconsul usually served as a governor of the Imperial provinces (i.e. in Asia Minor the provinces of Asia and Cappadocia). The office was demoted from the 9th century onwards and the term was in use until the 12th century meaning a dignity.
1. Calendar of the Province of Asia
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