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Imperial Byzantine Policy Towards The Slavs And Its Effects

Imperial Byzantine Policy Towards The Slavs And Its Effects

  Justinian the Great – Detail of a portrait in the Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna   This article presents some of the methods the Byzantine state used to Control the expansion of the Slavic population from their appearance in the Balkans in the 7th century until the fall of Constantinople to the Franks in 1204. This is the most […]

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Czar Samuel of Bulgaria

Czar Samuel of Bulgaria

The remains of the Basilica of Agios Achillios in Lake Prespa, where Samuil’s grave was found SAMUEL OF BULGARIA Seemingly the youngest of the Kometopouloi; tsar of Bulgaria; died Prilep 6 Oct. 1014. He ruled the area of Ohrid with his brothers, then alone after 987 or 988 -as ‘basileus’ after 996 or 997. He reestablished the Bulgarian patriarchate at […]

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