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Artabasdus
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(Artavasděs, AD 742-743). Armenian, brother-in-law of the emperor of Byzantium, Constantine V, who began his rule on 19 June 741. A. revolted against him some time later, supposedly as the defender of image-worship. He was defeated by Constantine in November 743 and overthrown.

Bibliography

ODB 1, 192

I. Rochow, Kaiser Konstantin V., 1994.

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Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Artabasdus”, 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 19 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e201750>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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