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Konstantinos
(947 words)

(see also Constantinus).

[German version]

[1] K. VII Porphyrogennetos Byzantine emperor

(Byzantine emperor AD 905-959; sole ruler 945-959). Son of the Byzantine emperor Leon VI (886-912) and of Zoe Karbonopsina; for K. as a politician see Constantinus [9]. His literary activity was directed toward the preservation and codification of knowledge for practical purposes. Thus, the Excerpta [1], a historical and moral enc…

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Vassis, Ioannis (Athens) and Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), “Konstantinos”, 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 18 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e619710>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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