An Episcopium (Latin for an episcopal palace) is an ecclesiastical figure and their administration. Episcopium emphasizes “an essential unity between his [the bishop’s] person, power and place.” In medieval Italy Episcopium were frequently part of a complex connected to the Baptistery and Cathedral.
- Miller, M. C., The Bishop’s Palace: Architecture & Authority in Medieval Italy, Cornell University Press, 2000, p. 14
- Miller, M. C., The Bishop’s Palace, Cornell University Press, 2000, p. 20
- Augenti, A., Il Palatino nel Medioevo, Roma, 1996