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  • Nicholas I — 1. Saint ( Nicholas the Great ), died A.D. 867, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 858 867. 2. 1796 1855, czar of Russia 1825 55. * * * Russian Nikolay Pavlovich born July 6, 1796, Tsarkoye Selo, near St. Petersburg, Russia died March 2, 1855, St.… …   Universalium

  • Euthymios —    Patriarch of Constantinople (qq.v.) from 907 912 whose career became embroiled in the tetragamy(q.v.) controversy. He was appointed after the deposition of Patriarch Nicholas I Mystikos (qq.v.), who refused to recognize the tetragamy (q.v.),… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Histoire de l'Empire byzantin — L Empire byzantin à son apogée sous Justinien en 550 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Euthymius I — ▪ Orthodox patriarch born c. 834, , Seleucia, Cilicia, Asia Minor died Aug. 5, 917, Constantinople       Orthodox patriarch of Constantinople, monk, and theologian, a principal figure in the Tetragamy (Fourth Marriage) controversy of the… …   Universalium

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  • Arethas of Caesarea —    Archbishop of Caesarea (qq.v.); important scholar, theologian, bibliophile, and literary figure of the early 10th century. Some of his more formal works are unoriginal, including his commentary on the Apocalypse, as well as many of his notes ( …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Leo VI —    Emperor (q.v.) from 886 912 whose Prochiron, Basilika, and Novels (qq.v.) together constituted an important revision of Justinianic law. Decidedly unpopular, and illegal in the eyes of the church, was his fourth marriage (tetragamy [q.v.]) to… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Nicholas I Mystikos —    Patriarch of Constantinople (qq.v.) from 901 907 and 912 925. He became immersed in controversy because of his refusal to accept Leo VI s (q.v.) fourth marriage, the so called tetragamy. Leo VI deposed and exiled him in 907, appointing… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Romanos I Lekapenos —    Emperor (q.v.) from 920 944. He was the first of a series of emperors, the last being Basil II (q.v.), who legislated against powerful landed magnates, the dynatoi (q.v.), by making it difficult for them to purchase peasant landholdings. His… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

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