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The reign of Leo VI (886 - 912) ; politics and people

Author: Shaun Tougher
Publisher: Leiden New York Köln Brill 1997
Series: The medieval mediterranean, Vol. 15
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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  Read more...


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Named Person: Leo, Imperium Byzantinum Imperator; Leon, Byzanz Kaiser.; Kaiser Leo (Byzantinisches Reich; Léon, (le Sage ; Empereur byzantin)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shaun Tougher
ISBN: 9004108114 9789004108110
OCLC Number: 243864084
Notes: Literaturverz. 237 - 252
Description: 262 S. Kt. 25 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements Abbreviations Map: The Empire of Leo VI, c. 899 Introduction: Aims and Sources 1 1. The Establishment of the Macedonian Dynasty: The Reigns of Basil I and Leo VI (867-912) 23 2. Macedonian or Amorian? 42 3. The End of Photios 68 4. The Dominate of Stylianos Zaoutzes 89 5. The Reality of Leo the Wise 110 6. The Four Wives of Leo VI 133 7. Military Matters: The Bulgarian War, the Arab Naval Threat and the Taktika 164 8. The Emperor's Men: Eunuchs and Strategoi 194 9. Alexander 219Conclusion 233Bibliography 237Index 253
Series Title: The medieval mediterranean, Vol. 15
Responsibility: by Shaun Tougher
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'...eine fundierte und unspectakulare Bestandsaufnahme unseres Wissens uber Leon VI...'Johannes Koder, Jahrbuch der OEsterreichischen Byzantinistik, 2001.

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