List of Byzantine emperors
This is a list of the Byzantine emperors from the foundation of Constantinople in 330 AD, which marks the conventional start of the Eastern Roman or Byzantine Empire, to its fall to the Ottoman Empire...
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Staurakios
Staurakios or Stauracius (Greek: Σταυράκιος; died January 11, 812) was Byzantine Emperor from July 26 to October 2, 811 in succession to his father, Nikephoros I, who had fallen at the Battle of P...
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Thomas the Slav
Thomas the Slav (c. 760 – October 823 AD) was a 9th-century Byzantine military commander, most notable for leading a wide-scale revolt in 821–23 against Emperor Michael II the Amorian (ruled 820–...
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Theophobos
Theophobos or Theophobus (Greek: Θεόφοβος), originally Nasir, Nasr, or Nusayr, was an Iranian commander of the Khurramites who converted to Christianity and entered Byzantine service under Emperor...
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Nikephoros I of Constantinople
St. Nikephoros I or Nicephorus I (Greek: Νικηφόρος Α΄, Nikēphoros I ), (c. 758 – April 5, 828) was a Christian Byzantine writer and Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from April 12, 806, to ...
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Saints Cyril and Methodius
Saints Cyril and Methodius (Greek: Κύριλλος καὶ Μεθόδιος, Old Church Slavonic: Кѷриллъ и Меѳодїи) were 9th-century Byzantine Greek brothers born in Thessalonica, Macedonia, in the Byzantine Empire...
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Zoe Zaoutzaina
Zoe Zaoutzaina (died May 899) was the second wife of the Byzantine emperor Leo VI the Wise. She was the daughter of Stylianos Zaoutzes, a high-ranking bureaucrat during the reign of her husband.
T...
Stylianos Zaoutzes
Stylianos Zaoutzes (Greek: Στυλιανὸς Ζαούτζης, but Ζαουντζᾶς in Skylitzes) was a high Byzantine official of Armenian origin. Rising to high rank under Byzantine emperor Basil I (reigned 867–886), ...
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Arsaber
Arsaber (Greek: Ἀρσαβήρ, from Armenian Arshavir), was a Byzantine noble who attempted an unsuccessful usurpation of the Byzantine imperial throne in 808.
Arsaber was a noble of Armenian origin...
Antony I of Constantinople
Antony I Kassymatas, (Greek: Αντώνιος Α΄ Κασσυματάς, Antōnios I Kassymatas), Patriarch of Constantinople from January 821 to January 837.
Antony was of undistinguished background but received ...
Theodosia, wife of Leo V
Theodosia (c. 775 – after 826) was the Empress consort of Leo V the Armenian. Theodosia was the daughter of Arsaber, a Byzantine patrician. The name and rank of her father were recorded by both Genesi...
Michael I Rangabe
Michael I Rhangabe (Greek: Μιχαῆλ A' Ῥαγγαβέ, Mikhaēl I Rhangabe; c. 770 – 11 January 844) was Byzantine Emperor from 811 to 813. Michael was the son of the patrician Theophylact Rhangabe, the a...
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Theodore the Studite
Theodore the Studite (also known as Theodorus Studita, St. Theodore of Stoudios, and St. Theodore of Studium; 759–826) was a Byzantine Greek monk and abbot of the Stoudios Monastery in Constantinople....
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Theoktistos
Theoktistos (Greek: Θεόκτιστος; died November 20, 855) was an influential senior Byzantine official during the reigns of Michael II and his son Theophilos, and the de facto head of the regency for...
Mihailo Anđelović
Mihailo Anđelović (Serbian: Михаило Анђеловић, Greek: Μιχαήλ Ἄγγελος) was a 15th-century Serbian-Greek nobleman in Serbia, Grand Čelnik (c. 1445), Grand Voivode (Duke), and one of Serbia's thr...
Euphrosyne Doukaina Kamatera
Euphrosyne Doukaina Kamaterina or better Kamatera (Greek: Ευφροσύνη Δούκαινα Καματερίνα ή Καματηρά, c. 1155 – 1211) was the wife of the Byzantine Emperor Alexios III Angelos.Euphrosyne...
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Irene of Athens
Irene of Athens or Irene the Athenian (Greek: Εἰρήνη ἡ Ἀθηναία) (c. 752 – 9 August 803) is the commonly known name of Irene Sarantapechaina (Greek: Εἰρήνη Σαρανταπήχαινα), Byzantine empress r...
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Alexander (Byzantine emperor)
Alexander (Greek: Αλέξανδρος, Alexandros, 870  – June 6, 913), sometimes numbered Alexander III, ruled as Emperor of the Byzantine Empire in 912–913. He was the third son of Empero...
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Methodios I of Constantinople
St. Methodios I or Methodius I (Greek: Μεθόδιος Α΄), (788/800 – June 14, 847) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from March 4, 843 to June 14, 847. He was born in Syracuse and died i...
Cosmas Vestitor
Cosmas Vestitor (his nickname vestitor means "imperial wardrobe officer") was a Byzantine homiletic. He lived between 730 and 850 and left five sermons on the translation of the relics of St. John Chr...
Plato of Sakkoudion
Venerable Platon the Studite, also Plato of Sakkoudion (Greek: Ὅσιος Πλάτων τῆς Μονῆς τῶν Σακκουδίων), probably Constantinople, ca. 735 – Constantinople, 4 April 814, was a Byzantine minor officia...
Thekla, wife of Michael II
Thekla (died c. 823) was the first Empress consort of Michael II of the Byzantine Empire.
According to Theophanes the Confessor, Thekla was the daughter of an unnamed strategos of the Anatolic The...
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Photios I of Constantinople
Photios I (Greek: Φώτιος Phōtios; c. 810 – c. 893), also spelled Photius (/ˈfoʊʃəs/) or Fotios, was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 858 to 867 and from 877 to 886; He is recognized...
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