apocrisarius


apocrisarius
/aepakriseriyas/
In civil law, a messenger; an ambassador.
In ecclesiastical law, one who answers for another. An officer whose duty was to carry to the emperor messages relating to ecclesiastical matters, and to take back his answer to the petitioners. An officer who gave advice on questions of ecclesiastical law. An ambassador or legate of a pope or bishop. A messenger sent to transact ecclesiastical business and report to his superior; an officer who had charge of the treasury of a monastic edifice; an officer who took charge of opening and closing the doors

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • apocrisarius — A messenger; an ambassador …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • apocrisarius cancellarius — /aepakriseriyas kaensaleriyas/ In the civil law, an officer who took charge of the royal seal and signed royal dispatches. Called, also, secretarius, consiliarius (from his giving advice); referendarius a consiliis (from his acting as… …   Black's law dictionary

  • apocrisiaire — ● apocrisiaire nom masculin (bas latin apocrisiarius, du grec apokrisiarios, légat) Dans l Empire romain puis dans l Empire byzantin, officier chargé de transmettre les rescrits de l empereur. Légat permanent du pape ou d un patriarche auprès de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Apocrisiarius — Apocrisiary Ap o*cris i*a*ry, ||Apocrisiarius Ap o*cris i*a ri*us, n. [L. apocrisiarius, apocrisarius, fr. Gr. ? answer, fr. ? to answer; ? from + ? to separate.] (Eccl.) A delegate or deputy; especially, the pope s nuncio or legate at… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apocrisiary — Ap o*cris i*a*ry, ||Apocrisiarius Ap o*cris i*a ri*us, n. [L. apocrisiarius, apocrisarius, fr. Gr. ? answer, fr. ? to answer; ? from + ? to separate.] (Eccl.) A delegate or deputy; especially, the pope s nuncio or legate at Constantinople. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pope Boniface III — Infobox Pope English name=Boniface III term start=February 19, 607 term end=November 12, 607 predecessor=Sabinian successor=Boniface IV birth date=??? birthplace=Rome, Italy dead=dead|death date=death date|607|11|12|mf=y deathplace=Rome, Italy… …   Wikipedia

  • Belisarius — Flavius Belisarius ( el. Βελισάριος) (505(?) – 565) was one of the greatest generals of the Byzantine Empire and one of the most acclaimed generals in history. He was instrumental to Emperor Justinian I s ambitious project of reconquering much of …   Wikipedia

  • Three-Chapter Controversy — The Three Chapter Controversy, a phase in the Chalcedonian controversy, was an attempt to reconcile the Non Chalcedonian Christians of Syria (Syriac Orthodox Church) and Egypt (Coptic Orthodox Church) with Chalcedonian Eastern Orthodoxy,… …   Wikipedia

  • Adarnase II of Iberia — Adarnase II ( ka. ადარნასე II), of the Chosroid dynasty, was a presiding prince of Iberia (Kartli, eastern Georgia) from c. 650 to 684/5. He is presumably the Iberian patrician mentioned in the 660s letter of Anastasius Apocrisarius pertaining to …   Wikipedia

  • John Scholasticus — • Patriarch of Constantinople, the author of an important collection of ecclesiastical laws; b. at Sirimis near Antioch; d. 577 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. John Scholasticus     John Scholasticus …   Catholic encyclopedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.