Palace of Lausos
Author(s) : Kostenec Jan (6/24/2008)
For citation: Kostenec Jan, "Palace of Lausos", 2008,Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, ConstantinopleURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=12442>
(from lat. praepositus sacri cubiculi) The praepositos or praipositos (πραιπόσιτος του ιερού κουβουκλίου or του ευσεβεστάτου κοιτώνος) was a grand chamberlain by the Early Byzantine period the highest official, usually Eunuch, in the imperial service. After the 6th C. his functions were assumed by the parakoimomenos. The dignity involved in palace ceremony and disappeared until the end of 11th C.
stoa, portico, the
A long building with a roof supported by one or two colonnades parallel to its back wall.
1. Lausos and the historical context
2. The statues of Lausos' palace
3. The palace of Lausos
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