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1081 Deaths - Nikephoros III Botaneiates, Eusebius of Angers, Peter II of Trani, Artau I of Pallars Sobir, Abelard of Hauteville (Paperback) Loot Price: R261 Discovery Miles 2 610
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1081 Deaths - Nikephoros III Botaneiates, Eusebius of Angers, Peter II of Trani, Artau I of Pallars Sobir, Abelard of Hauteville (Paperback)

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Chapters: Nikephoros Iii Botaneiates, Eusebius of Angers, Peter Ii of Trani, Artau I of Pallars Sobir, Abelard of Hauteville, Caradog Ap Gruffydd, Trahaearn Ap Caradog, Simon de Crpy, Abu Al-Walid Al-Baji. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 33. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Nikephoros III Botaneiates, latinized as Nicephorus III Botaniates (Greek:, died 10 December 1081, Constantinople) was Byzantine emperor from 1078 to 1081. He belonged to a family which claimed descent from the Roman Fabii and the Byzantine Phokas family. Nikephoros Botaneiates had served as general under Constantine IX and Romanos IV Diogenes. In 1064, he, together with Basil Apocapes, doux of Paradounavon, defended the Balkan frontiers against the invading Oghuz Turks, but was defeated and taken captive. However, the outbreak of epidemic soon began decimating the Turks and the prisoners were recovered, while the survivors were quickly recruited in the Byzantine army. Under Michael VII Doukas he became governor of the Anatolic theme and commander of the troops in Asia Minor. In 1078 he revolted against Michael VII and his finance minister Nikephoritzes, and with the connivance of the Seljuk Turks marched upon Nicaea, where he proclaimed himself emperor. In the face of another rebellious general, Nikephoros Bryennios (the father or grandfather of the Caesar Nikephoros Bryennios), his election was ratified by the aristocracy and clergy, while Michael VII abdicated and became a monk. In March or June of 1078, Nikephoros III Botaneiates entered Constantinople in triumph and was crowned by Patriarch Kosmas I of Constantinople. With the help of his general Alexios Komnenos, he drove Bryennios and other rivals out of the field, but failed to clear the invading Turks out of Asia Minor. To solidify his position, Nike...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=74009

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 34
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-35110-9
Barcode: 9781156351109
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LSN: 1-156-35110-3

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