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XXIII. The Vicar of the Britains

Under the control of the worshipful vicar of the Britains:
Consulars:
of Maxima Caesariensis,
of Valentia.
Presidents:
of Britannia prima,
of Britannia secunda,
of Flavia Caesariensis.

The staff of the same worshipful vicar is as follows:
[The same as in No. XIX]

XXVI The Count of Tingitania

Under the control of the worshipful count of Tingitania:

Borderers:
[One prefect of a squadron, and seven tribunes of cohorts.] *enumeration omitted

The staff of the same worshipful count is as follows:
A chief of staff from the staffs of the masters of the soldiery in the presence; one year from that of the master of the foot, the other from that of the master of horse.

A custodian as above,
Two accountants, in alternate years from the aforesaid staffs.
A chief deputy,
A chief assistant,
An assistant,
A registrar,
Secretaries,
Notaries and

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XIV The Superintendent of the Sacred Bedchamber

Under the control of worshipful superintendent of the sacred bedchamber:
[The text is wanting.]

XV The Castellan of The Sacred Palaces

Under the control of the worshipful castellan.

[The same as in the similar office in the East, No. XVII, save that here we have “the lady Augusta” in the singular.]

XVI The Chief Of The Notaries

Under the control of the worshipful chief of the notaries:

[The same as in No. XVIII, above.]

XVII. The Masters of The Bureaus

The master of the bureau of memorials formulates all rescripts and issues them, and also responds to petitions.

The master of the bureau of correspondence deals with legations from cities and consultations and petitions.

The master of the bureau of requests deals with the hearing of cases and petitions.

XVIII The Procons

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The accountant of the private property in the city of Rome and the suburbicarian regions, and the estate of Faustj
The accountant of the private property in Sicily,
The accountant of the private property in Africa,
The accountant of the private property in the Spains,
The accountant of the private property in the Gauls,
The accountant of the private property in the Five Provinces,
The accountant of the private property in the imperial estates in Africa,
The procurator of the private property in Sicily,
The procurator of the private property in Apulia and Calabria and the pastures of Carmignano,
The provost of the private property in Sequanicum, and Germania prima,
The procurator of the private property in Dalmatia,
The procurator of the private property in Savia,
The procurator of the private property in Italy,
The procurator of the private property in the estates of Julian in the urbicarian regions,
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Procurators of the embroiderers in gold and silver:
The procurator of the embroiderers in gold and silver at Arles,
The procurator of the embroiderers in gold silver and at Rheims,
The procurator of the embroiderers in gold and silver at Trier,

Procurators of the goods despatch:
For the Eastern traffic:
The provost of the first Eastern despatch, and the fourth [return],
The provost of the second Eastern despatch, and the third [return],
The provost of the second [return] despatch, and the third from the East,
The provost of the first (return] despatch, and the fourth from the East.

For the traffic with the Gauls:
The provost of the first Gallic despatch, and the fourth [return].
The counts of the markets in Illyricum.

The staff of the aforesaid illustrious count of the sacred bounties includes:
A chief clerk of the whole staff,
A chief clerk of the bureau of fixed taxes,
A chief clerk of the bureau of records,
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Provosts of the storehouses:
In Illyricum:
The provost of the storehouses at Salona in Dalmatia,
The provost of the storehouses at Siscia in Savia
The provost of the storehouses at Savaria in Pannonia prima,

In Italy:
The provost of the storehouses at Aquileia in Venetia,
The provost of the storehouses at Milan in Liguria,
The provost of the storehouses of the city of Rome,
The provost of the storehouses at Augsburg in Raetia secunda.

In the Gauls:
The provost of the storehouses at Lyons,
The provost of the storehouses at Arles,
The provost of the storehouses at Rheims,
The provost of the storehouses at Trier.

In the Britains:
The provost of the storehouses at London.

Procurators of the mints:
The procurator of the mint at Siscia,
The procurator of the mint at Aquileia,
The procurator of the mint in the city of Rome,
The procurator of the mint at Lyons,
The procurator of the mint at Arles,<

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VIII The Provost of the Sacred Bedchamber

[The text relating to the provost of the sacred bedchamber is wanting.]

IX Insignia of the Illustrious Master of the Offices

Under the control of the illustrious master of the offices:
The first school of shield-bearers,
The second school of shield-bearers,
The senior light-armed school,
The school of senior gentiles,
The third school of shield-bearers,
The school of confidential agents and those assigned that school,
The bureau of memorials,
The bureau of assignments,
The bureau of correspondence,
The bureau of requests,
The doorkeepers,
The court ushers (cancellari).

The arsenals mentioned below:
In Illyricum;
of shields, saddle-cloths and weapons, at Sirmium,
of shields, at Acincuin,
of shields, at Carnuntum,
of shields, at Lauriacum,
of weapons, at Salona.

In Italy:
of arrows, at Concordia,
of shields and weapons, at Verona,<

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V. The Master of Foot in the Presence

Under the control of the illustrious master of foot in the presence:
The counts of the frontiers mentioned below:
Italy; Africa; Tingitania; Tractus Argentoratensis; the Britains; the Saxon shore toward the Britains.

The ten dukes of the frontiers mentioned below:
Mauretania Caesariensis; Tripolitanus; Pannonia secunda; ripuarian Valeria; Pannonia prima and ripuarian Noricum; Raetia prima and secunda; Belgica, secunda; Germania prima; the Britains; Mogontiacensis.

[Twelve Palatine legions *enumeration omitted
Sixty-five Palatine auxilia,
Thirty-two legions of the line,
Eighteen legions of the secondary line.]

The staff of the aforesaid master of foot in the presence:
A chief of staff,
An accountant,
A custodian,
A chief assistant,
A registrar,
Secretaries and other attendants.

VI The Master of Horse in the Presence.

Under the control of the illust

II The Pretorian Prefect of Italy.

Under the control -of the illustrious pretorian prefect of Italy are the dioceses mentioned below:
Italy; Illyricum; Africa.

Provinces:
of Italy seventeen:
Venetia; Aemilia; Liguria; Flaminia and Picentim, and Picenum; Tuscia and Umbria; Picenum suburbicarium; Campania; Sicily; Apulia and Calabria, Lucania andd Brittii; the Cottian Alps; Raetia prima, Raetia secunda; Samnium; Valeria; Sardinia; Corsica.

of Illyricum. six:
Pannonia secunda; Savia; Dalmatia; Pannonia prima; Mediterranean Noricum; ripuarian Noricum.

of Africa seven:
Byzacium; Numidia; Mauritania Sitifensis; Mauritania Caesariensis; Tripolis.
The prefect of the grain tribute of Africa; the prefect of the patrimonial estates.

The staff of the illustrious pretorian prefect of Italy:
A chief of staff,
A chief deputy,
A chief assistant,
A custodian,
A keeper of the records, Receivers of taxes,
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The pretorian prefect of Italy.
The pretorian prefect of the Gauls.
The prefect of the city of Rome.
The master of foot in the presence.
The master of horse in the presence.
The master of horse in the Gauls.
The provost of the sacred bedchamber.
The master of the offices.
The quaestor.
The count of the sacred bounties.
The count of the private domains.
The count of the household horse.
The count of the household foot.
The superintendent of the sacred bedchamber,
The chief of the notaries.
The castellan of the sacred palace.

The masters of bureaus:
of memorials; of correspondence; of requests.
The proconsul of Africa.

Six vicars:
of the city of Rome; of Italy; of Africa; of the Spains; of the Seven Provinces; of the Britains.

Six military counts:
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XXXIX. The Duke of Scythia.

Under the control of the worshipful duke of Scythia:
[Seven squadrons of cavalry.] * Enumeration omitted.

Auxiliaries:

[Eight organizations.] * Enumeration omitted.

Legions of borderers:

[Seven organizations.] * Enumeration omitted.

His staff is as follows:

A chief of staff, who at the end of his term of service pays adoration as a protector,*
Accountants and their assistants,
A custodian,
An assistant,
A receiver of requests, or under-secretary,
Secretaries and other officials.

The duke of Scythia is entitled to five post-warrants in the year.

[*] This ” adoration ” was equivalent to a modern presentation at court. A protector ” was a highly-privileged member of the imperial body-guard. See Bury’s Gibbon, Vol. 11, App. 13. To “adore as protector” was to be admitted either to this body-guard or to a rank equival