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Constantine Palaeologus

CМЊedomilj MijatovicМЃ

Constantine Palaeologus

the last Emperor of the Greeks, 1448-1453; the conquest of Constantinopole by the Turks.

by CМЊedomilj MijatovicМЃ

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Published by Argonaut in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constantinus -- XI Dragases, -- Emperor of the East, -- d. 1453.,
  • Byzantine Empire -- History -- Constantine XI Dragases, 1448-1453.,
  • Istanbul (Turkey) -- History -- Siege, 1453.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF642 .M5 1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 239 p.
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16409309M

    Constantine XI Palaeologus (AD ). The last Byzantine (and therefore the last Roman) Emperor, Constantine XI Palaeologus was nominated for the throne by his brother John VIII, who died childless in   The Roman Emperor Constantine (c - A.D.) was one of the most influential personages in ancient history. By adopting Christianity as the religion of the vast Roman Empire, he elevated a once illegal cult to the law of the land. At the Council of Nicea, Constantine the Great settled.

    Constantinople definition, former name of Istanbul. See more. "Life of Constantine" was a very interesting book to me, and it contained many of the elements that I liked about Eusebius's "History of the Church"--long quotations of source material; vivid, clever metaphors--but overall it wasn't as good. The main problem is Eusebius is just too flattering of Constantine/5.

    As emperor, Constantine is also helping write a new constitution that will be submitted to the voters for approval. Foreign Relations On 25 August , King Ña'ara III of Henua presented the emperor with a finely engraved mata'a, the traditional obsidian bladed weapon of his cal Party: The Imperialist Party. Constantine the Great delves into the reasons why the reign of this Roman emperor () marked an historical epoch, albeit one charged with irony. Founding his capital at Constantinople, Constantine revitalized the Eastern half of the empire, enabling it to survive and to flourish (as the Byzantine Empire) for another thousand years/5.


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The last Byzantine (and therefore the last Roman) Emperor, Constantine XI Palaeologus was nominated for the throne by his brother John VIII, who died childless in He had previously served as Despot of Morea (the Medieval name for the Peloponnesus), where he won a reputation for vigorous, resourceful leadership.

John VIII Palaeologus, Palaeologus also spelled Palaiologos, (born December 17/18, —died OctoConstantinople, Byzantine Empire [now Istanbul, Turkey]), Byzantine emperor who spent his reign appealing to the West for help against the final assaults by the Ottoman Turks on the Byzantine Empire.

Son of Manuel II Palaeologus, John was crowned coemperor with his father in. Palaeologus (pālēŏl`əgəs), Greek dynasty that ruled the Byzantine Empire from its restoration in to its final conquest by the Turks in The first emperor was Michael VIII Michael VIII (Michael Palaeologus), c–, Byzantine emperor (–82), first of the Palaeologus dynasty.

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He was trained as a soldier, and in liberated the peninsula of. Constantine XI (Constantine Palaeologus), d.last Byzantine emperor (–53), brother and successor of John VIII John VIII (John Palaeologus), –, Byzantine emperor (–48), son and successor of Manuel II. When he acceded, the Byzantine Empire had been reduced by the Turks to the city of Constantinople.

Constantine XI. Constantine XI () was the last Byzantine emperor. A gallant prince, he completed the conquest of the Peloponnesus from the Latins and heroically commanded the futile defense of Constantinople against the Turks.

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This book produces a more balanced portrait of an intriguing individual: the last emperor of Constantinople. To be sure, the last of the Greek Caesars was a fascinat.John VIII Palaiologos was the eldest son of Manuel II Palaiologos and Helena Dragaš, the daughter of the Serbian prince Constantine Dragaš.

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John VIII was the second to last Byzantine emperor.