Basil I Founder Of The Macedonian Dynasty

Autore: Norman Tobias
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This study provides a re-examination of the life and accomplishments of Emperor Basil the First (811-886) who reigned as sole ruler of the Eastern Roman Empire from 867-886 and established a dynasty that endured for nearly two centuries.

Macedonian Dynasty

Autore: Source Wikipedia
Editore: Books LLC, Wiki Series
ISBN: 9781155949178
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 44. Chapters: Basil II, Constantine VIII, Theodora, Nikephoros II Phokas, Romanos I Lekapenos, Romanos II, Michael IV the Paphlagonian, Stephen I of Constantinople, Michael V, Romanos III Argyros, Patriarch Theophylact of Constantinople, John I Tzimiskes, Leo VI the Wise, Zoe Porphyrogenita, Constantine IX Monomachos, Byzantium under the Macedonians, Stylianos Zaoutzes, Theophano, Constantine Lekapenos, Stephen Lekapenos, Helena Lekapene, Theophano Martiniake, Christopher Lekapenos, Alexander, Zoe Karbonopsina, Eudokia Ingerina, Epitaph on the tomb of Basil II, Zoe Zaoutzaina, Helena, daughter of Alypius, Theodora, daughter of Constantine VII, Theodora, wife of Romanos I, Eudokia Ba ana, Basil Lekapenos, Irene Monomachina. Excerpt: Basil II (Greek: , Basileios II; 958 - December 15, 1025), known in his time as Basil the Porphyrogenitus and Basil the Young to distinguish him from his ancestor Basil I the Macedonian, was a Byzantine emperor from the Macedonian dynasty who reigned from 10 January 976 to 15 December 1025. The first part of his long reign was dominated by civil war against powerful generals from the Anatolian aristocracy. Following their submission, Basil oversaw the stabilization and expansion of the Byzantine Empire's eastern frontier, and above all, the final and complete subjugation of Bulgaria, the Empire's foremost European foe, after a prolonged struggle. For this he was nicknamed by later authors as "the Bulgar-slayer" (Greek: , Boulgaroktonos), by which he is popularly known. At his death, the Empire stretched from Southern Italy to the Caucasus and from the Danube to the borders of Palestine, its greatest territorial extent since the Muslim conquests, four centuries earlier. Despite near-constant warfare, Basil also showed himself a capable administrator, reducing the power of the great land-owning families ...

The Cambridge Medieval History Series Volumes 1 5

Editore: Plantagenet Publishing
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John Skylitzes A Synopsis Of Byzantine History 811 1057

Autore: John Skylitzes
Editore: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139489151
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This book was first published in 2010. John Skylitzes' extraordinary Middle Byzantine chronicle covers the reigns of the Byzantine emperors from the death of Nicephorus I in 811 to the deposition of Michael VI in 1057, and provides the only surviving continuous narrative of the late tenth and early eleventh centuries. A high official living in the late eleventh century, Skylitzes used a number of existing Greek histories (some of them no longer extant) to create a digest of the previous three centuries. It is without question the major historical source for the period and is cited constantly in modern scholarship. This edition features introductions by Jean-Claude Cheynet and Bernard Flusin, along with extensive notes. It will be an essential and exciting addition to the libraries of all historians of the Byzantine age.

A History Of Byzantium

Autore: Timothy E. Gregory
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 140518471X
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This introduction to the Byzantine civilisation provides a guide for those who know nothing or little about the history of Byzantium. Spanning a vast period from the Emperor Constantine in AD 306 to the fall of Constantinople in 1453, the book is structured around a chronological political history although social, economic and cultural issues are addressed throughout. More detailed studies of particular people, events or issues are dealt with in 53 `boxes'. The main alterations in the second edition involve giving greater space to social and economic themes, including more localised case studies and more on archaeological evidence. An excellent well-written study which will be useful and interesting to students and those who like to read about medieval history.

Byzantine Legal Culture And The Roman Legal Tradition 867 1056

Autore: Zachary Chitwood
Editore: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107182565
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An accessible and innovative introductory study of Byzantine law in its wider societal context under the Macedonian dynasty.

Encyclopedia Of The Byzantine Empire

Autore: Jennifer Lawler
Editore: McFarland
ISBN: 1476609292
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The Middle Ages as they were lived in Eastern Europe are covered in this encyclopedia. An introduction provides an overview of the Byzantine Empire--what life was like, what people wore and ate, how families were formed and cared for, and how the so-called Eastern Empire differed from its Western counterpart. Over 1500 entries, from Adrianopolis to Zoe, embrace a broad range of topics. Illustrations include genealogies of Byzantine rulers, maps of the Empire at various stages, and photographs of Byzantine buildings and art. A pronunciation guide, a note about transliteration and spelling, genealogical charts, a chronology of emperors, a glossary, a suggested readings list, and an index are also included.

From Mutual Observation To Propaganda War

Autore: Malte Griesse
Editore: transcript Verlag
ISBN: 3839426421
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The Arab spring, protest movements in the EU, Russia, Turkey or elsewhere, are often labeled as twitter-revolutions. A crucial role is attributed to the new media, coverage of events abroad and ensuing mutual reactions. With the dissemination of print, revolts in early-modern times faced the challenge of a similar media-revolution. This influenced the very face of the events that could become full-fledged propaganda wars once the insurgents had won access to the printing press. But it also had an impact on revolt-narratives. Governments severely persecuted dissident views in such delicate issues as revolts. Observers abroad had no such divided loyalties and were freer to reflect upon the events. Therefore, the book focuses mainly on representations of revolts across borders.

The Reign Of Leo Vi 886 912

Autore: Shaun Tougher
Editore: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004108110
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This book provides a fresh examination of the Byzantine emperor Leo VI (886-912) and his reign. A consideration of personal and political relationships and internal and external affairs forms the basis of a reassessment of his achievements and kingship.

The Land Legislation Of The Macedonian Emperors

Autore: Eric McGeer
Editore: PIMS
ISBN: 9780888442888
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"The land legislation issued by the emperors of the Macedonian dynasty is the most important source for the internal history of tenth-century Byzantium. This volume offers the first full translation of the land legislation into English. To make the work accessible to non-specialists and specialists alike, the introduction covers the background and content of the legislation, and reviews the principal institutions of Byzantine rural society: the village communes, the military lands, and the monasteries. The translations aim to strike a balance between adherence to the technical nature of the documents and presentation of clear, readable texts. Where necessary, technical terms and specific details are explained in the notes to the translations; the notes also direct the reader to the relevant scholarly literature concerning the legal, social, and agrarian aspects of the land legislation. Maps and a glossary are also included as aids to the reader."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved