Autokrator of Constancia
The Autokrator of Constancia is an individual granted the plenipotentiary authority of the Basileus, by Letters Patent of the Basileus. This is usually granted in times of national emergency, or during the incapacitation or inability of the Basileus to exercise powers and prerogatives as sovereign.
A female Autokrator is known as the Autokrateia.
For the organizational description of the office, see Primokratía.