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NEOCORATE

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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 372 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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NEOCORATE, a rank or dignity granted by the Senate under the Roman Empire to certain cities of Asia, which had built temples for the worship of the emperors or had established cults of members of the imperial family. The Greek word vsWKOpor meant literally a temple-sweeper (velos, temple, Kopeiu, to sweep), and was thence used both of a temple attendant and of a priestly holder of high rank who was in charge of a temple.
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