Note 073
From Chapter 22 of the Decline & Fall

Julian in Misopogon, p. 343. As he never abolished, by any public law, the proud appellations of 'Despot', or 'Dominus', they are still extant on his medals (Ducange, Fam. Byzantin. p. 38, 39); and the private displeasure which he affected to express only gave a different tone to the servility of the court. The Abbe de la Bleterie (Hist. de Jovien, tom. ii. p. 99-102) has curiously traced the origin and progress of the word 'Dominus' under the Imperial government.

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