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Macedonian dynasty
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Byzantine dynasty AD 867-1056, founded by Basilius [5] I, who hailed from the province (théma) of Macedonia, after the murder of Michael III ( Amorian dynasty). Basilius was succeeded in 886 by his second son Leo [9] VI (until 912), who was in turn first succeeded by his brother Alexander [20] (until 913), then his son Constantinus [9] VII (913-959; b. 905). Initially, various regents reigned in place of the young Constantine, then, from 920 onwards, his father-in-law Romanus I; only from January 945 did …

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Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Macedonian dynasty”, 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 23 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e719040>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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