Nicene and Ante-Nicene Fathers, Ser. II, Vol. XII:Early Church Fathers Index Previous Next
The Letters and Sermons of Leo the Great.: To the same, and on the same day.
To the same, and on the same day.
(On the subject of Easter, acknowledging the trouble Proterius has taken,—to which is joined a request that the accounts of the œconomi 565 should be audited by priests, not lay persons.)
Œconomi(stewards) were officers appointed to manage the revenues of each diocese under the bishops direction, when the bishops and their archdeacons had enough to do otherwise: cf. Bingham, Antiq., Bk. III. chap. xii.
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