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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 366 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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AGAPETUS, a deacon of the church of St Sophia at Constantinople. He presented to the emperor Justinian, on his ac-cession in 527, a work entitled Scheda regia sive de officio regis, which contained advice on the duties of •a Christian prince. The work was often reprinted and is included in Dom Anselme Banduri's Imperium Orientale (Paris, 1711). There is an English translation by Thomas Paynell (155o) and a French -translation, executed in 1612 from a Latin version by Louis XIII., with the assistance of his tutor, David Rivault.
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