Chronology of the Byzantine Empire
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Of Constantinople nunnery who has allegedly been in spiritual lifestyles for sixty seven years (after first becoming a member of monastery in male disguise). 96 A Chronology of the Byzantine Empire Justin writes to Christian King Caleb/Elesboas of Abyssinia/Axum asking for reduction to persecuted fellow-Christians in Yemen; day trip prepared. Archelaus succeeds Demosthenes as ‘Praetorian Praefect’ of capital. Peter succeeds John as Patriarch of Jerusalem. ? trip of the author Cosmas, who later documents the excursion, and.
inform Justinian they've got chanced on mystery of manufacture of silk in China and supply to get him silkworms; they smuggle silkworms out of China on next stopover at in hole walking-sticks and manufacture of silk starts off. Peter succeeds Macarius as Patriarch of Jerusalem; he's deposed and succeeded by way of Eutychius. loss of life of ‘Mar’ Abha, Nestorian ‘Catholicos’ in Persia. 553 Empire five might Justinian’s ‘Fifth normal Council’ opens at Constantinople; Vigilius boycotts it and 14 could concerns a compromise.
Byzantine best friend Axum, and installs garrisons in towns. Italy Lombards take Spoleto in significant Italy; Faroald turns into first ‘Duke’. ? Lombards overrun Campania and take Benevento. Armenia Persians persecute Christians of their a part of territory. 477–609 one hundred twenty five 572 Empire/Armenia Early insurrection in ‘Persarmenia’; Justin makes a decision to help rebels and insults the Persian envoys after they arrive for contemporary instalment of subsidy, refusing to pay and dangerous to depose Chosroes if he interferes in.
Allegiance of a few Lombard ‘Dukes’. 578 Empire Persians holiday truce Spring and raid Mesopotamia; Byzantine normal Maurice retaliates with invasion of Persian-held Arzanene (South-Eastern Armenia) then strikes rapidly South into the plains to take urban of Singara. 4/5 October dying of the deranged Emperor Justin II, elderly ?58; Tiberius succeeds and remits 1 / 4 of taxes for every of subsequent 4 years yet overstretches Imperial expenditure. Rome sends Pamphronius as envoy to Tiberius’ coronation.
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