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[1] A. I, AD 491-518 Byzantine emperor

A. I, AD 491-518 Byzantine emperor, born c. 431 in Dyrrachion, decurio of the Silentiarii under emperor Zeno the Isaurian, after whose death the widowed empress Ariadne pushed through A.'s selection and took him as her spous…

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Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), Savvidis, Kyriakos (Bochum) and Degani, Enzo (Bologna), “Anastasius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 28 February 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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