Manuel Holobolos
Manuel Holobolos (Greek: Μανουὴλ Ὁλόβολος; ca. 1245 – 1310/14) was a Byzantine orator and monk, who was a leading opponent of the Union of the Churches in the reign of Michael VIII Palaiologos (r....
Theodore I Palaiologos, Lord of Morea
Theodore I Palaiologos (or Palaeologus) (Greek: Θεόδωρος Α΄ Παλαιολόγος, Theodōros I Palaiologos) (c. 1355 – 24 June 1407) was despot (despotēs) in the Morea from 1383 until his death on June 24, ...
John Chaldos
John Chaldos (Greek: Ἰωάννης Χάλδος, Ioannes Chaldos; fl. 995–1030) was a Byzantine general under Basil II.
As his surname indicates, Chaldos came from the region of Chaldia in northeast...
Constantine Palaiologos (son of Andronikos II)
Constantine Doukas Komnenos Palaiologos (Greek: Κωνσταντῖνος Δούκας Κομνηνός Παλαιολόγος; 1278/81–1334/35) was a Byzantine prince of the Palaiologos dynasty, who received the supreme title of Desp...
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Constantine Dalassenos (duke of Antioch)
Constantine Dalassenos (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Δαλασσηνός) was a prominent Byzantine aristocrat and general of the first half of the 11th century. An experienced and popular general, he twice came cl...
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Pope Benedict XVI Islam controversy
The Regensburg lecture was delivered on 12 September 2006 by Pope Benedict XVI at the University of Regensburg in Germany, where he had once served as a professor of theology. It was entitled "Faith,...
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Michael of Trebizond
Michael Megas Komnenos (Greek: Μιχαήλ Μέγας Κομνηνός, Mikhaēl Megas Komnēnos), (1285– after 1355), Emperor of Trebizond for one day, July 30, 1341 and from May 3, 1344 to December 13, 1349. He ...
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Gregory Taronites (governor of Chaldia)
Gregory Taronites (Greek: Γρηγόριος Ταρωνίτης) was a Byzantine governor of the theme of Chaldia (modern north-eastern Black Sea coast of Turkey) who rebelled against Emperor Alexios I Komnenos in ...
Alexios Mosele (general)
Alexios Mosele (Greek: Ἀλέξιος Μωσηλέ) or Mousoulem/Mousele (Μουσουλέμ/Μουσελέ) was a late 8th-century Byzantine general of Armenian origin.
Alexios is the first known member of the Mosele/Mou...
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Leo Choirosphaktes
Leo Choirosphaktes, sometimes Latinized as Choerosphactes (Greek: Λέων Χοιροσφάκτης) and also known as Leo Magistros or Leo Magister, was a Byzantine official who rose to high office under Emperor...
Manuel II Palaiologos
Manuel II Palaiologos or Palaeologus (Greek: Μανουήλ Β΄ Παλαιολόγος, Manouēl II Palaiologos) (27 June 1350 – 21 July 1425) was Byzantine Emperor from 1391 to 1425. Shortly before his death he was tons...
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Romanos IV Diogenes
Romanos IV Diogenes (Greek: Ρωμανός Δʹ Διογένης, Rōmanós IV Diogénēs), also known as Romanus IV, was a member of the Byzantine military aristocracy who, after his marriage to the widowe...
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Nikoulitzas Delphinas
Nikoulitzas Delphinas (Greek: Νικουλιτζάς Δελφινάς) was an 11th-century Byzantine magnate and local lord of Larissa, in Thessaly. He took part in a revolt initiated by the Vlachs of Thessaly in 10...
Nikephoros (Caesar)
Nikephoros (Greek: Νικηφόρος), also Latinized as Nicephorus or Nicephoros, was the second son of Byzantine emperor Constantine V (reigned 741–775) and Caesar of the Byzantine Empire. He was engage...
Smbat IV Bagratuni
Smbat IV Bagratuni (Armenian: Սմբատ Դ Բագրատունի; Greek: Συμβάτιος) was an Armenian prince from the Bagratuni Dynasty who served first in the Byzantine army before switching, ca. 595, to the S...
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Gregory Gabras
Gregory Gabras (Greek: Γρηγόριος Γαβρᾶς) was the son of the Byzantine governor of Trebizond, Theodore Gabras who was involved in a minor unsuccessful rebellion against the Emperor Alexios I Komnen...
Nikephoros Xiphias
Nikephoros Xiphias (Greek: Νικηφόρος Ξιφίας, fl. ca. 1000–1028) was a Byzantine military commander during the reign of Emperor Basil II. He played a distinguished role in the Byzantine conqu...
Alexios V Doukas
Alexios V Doukas or Alexius V Ducas (Greek: Ἀλέξιος Εʹ Δούκας; d. December 1205) was the Byzantine emperor from 5 February to 12 April 1204 during the second and final siege of Constantinople by ...
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John IV Laskaris
John IV Doukas Laskaris (or Ducas Lascaris) (Greek: Ιωάννης Δ΄ Δούκας Λάσκαρις, Iōannēs IV Doukas Laskaris) (December 25, 1250 – c. 1305) was emperor of Nicaea from August 18, 1258 to December 25, 126...
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George Choumnos
George Choumnos (Greek: Γεώργιος Χοῦμνος, died after 1342) was a Byzantine statesman.
George Choumnos was a younger son of the scholar and statesman Nikephoros Choumnos, and brother of the gen...
Leontios
Leontios (or Leontius) (Greek: Λεόντιος, Latin: LEONTIVS) (died 15 February 706) was Byzantine emperor from 695 to 698. He came to power by overthrowing the Emperor Justinian II, but was overt...
Constantine Lekapenos
Constantine Lekapenos or Lecapenus (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Λακαπηνός) was the third son of the Byzantine emperor Romanos I Lekapenos (r. 920–944), and co-emperor from 924 to 945. Along with his elder...
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Constantine Diogenes
Constantine Diogenes (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Διογένης; died 1032) was a prominent Byzantine general of the early 11th century, active in the Balkans. He served with distinction in the final stages of...
Patriarch Callinicus I of Constantinople
Kallinikos I was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 693 to 705.Callinicus helped to depose Emperor Justinian II and place Leontios on the Byzantine throne.Upon Justinian's triumphant retu...
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John V Palaiologos
John V Palaiologos or Palaeologus (Greek: Ίωάννης Ε' Παλαιολόγος, Iōannēs V Palaiologos; 18 June 1332 – 16 February 1391) was a Byzantine emperor, who succeeded his father in 1341, at a...
Alexios Philes
Alexios Philes (Greek: Ἀλέξιος Φιλῆς) was a Byzantine nobleman and general of the 13th century.He was the son of Theodore Philes, governor of Thessalonica and the first prominent member of the Phi...
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