Personal Names of the Aristocracy in the Roman Empire During the Later Byzantine Era - Names
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Most properly, these lists should be broken down into groupings, perhaps by century, with frequencies included. Where it is known that a particular name was rare, it is so noted. In a general list such as this, however, it is hard to give a good temporal anchor to most of the given names. Some enjoyed timeless popularity (such as Ionnes), some faded in later centuries (such as Paul and Peter), and others gained in popularity (such as Basil and Manuel) as time went by. Until the British Academy releases the eagerly and long anticipated Prosopography of the Byzantine Empire, however, such a task is not possible.

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