Byzantine Emperors

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  • 272

    Constantine's Personal Life

    Constantine's Personal Life
    He was born Febuary 27, 272 CE and died in May 22, 337 CE. He was an ambicious person and had a high military training and education
  • 312

    Milvian Bridge Battle (Constantine I)

    Milvian Bridge Battle (Constantine I)
    This battle is where constantine meets Maxentius for a battle and after he defeats him Constantine cuts his head off and parades it to the city.
  • 313

    Edict of Milan (Constantine I)

    Edict of Milan (Constantine I)
    After Constantine and LIcinius allied they created the Edict of Milan that is a ruling that any religion is accepted.
  • 347

    Theodosius Personal Life

    Theodosius Personal Life
    He was born on January 11,347 and died January 17, 395. His full name was Flavius Theodosius. He married Flaccilla
  • 382

    Gothic Wars (Theodosius I)

    Gothic Wars (Theodosius I)
    The Gothic Wars took place between 379 to 382.The Goths and their allies entrenched in the provinces of Dacia and eastern Pannonia Inferior. The Gothic crisis was so dire that his co-Emperor Gratian relinquished control of the Illyrian provinces and retired to Trier in Gaul to let Theodosius operate without hindrance.
  • 387

    Civil Wars (Theodosius I)

    Civil Wars (Theodosius I)
    Magnus Maximus has murdered Gratian and set himself as emperor of the west. Theodosius needed to take Maximus out of the power so he fought with him and sucessfully defeated Maximus.
  • 483

    Justinian's Personal life

    Justinian's Personal life
    Born in 483 and died in 565. He created a set of laws called the Justinian code.
  • 532

    Nika Riots (Justinian I)

    Nika Riots (Justinian I)
    The Nika Riots started to protest because Justinian was raising taxes. To deal with the Nika Riots he sent then to the hippodrome to make a deal but instead he killed them.
  • 537

    Hagia Sophia (Justinian I)

    Hagia Sophia (Justinian I)
    He biult the Hagia Sofia six weeks after so people will think nothing terrible happened after the Nika Riots. It was a Christian Chuerch biult in 6 years.
  • 575

    Heraclius' Personal Life

    Heraclius' Personal Life
    Born in c.575 and died in 641. Married twice : Fabia and Martina
    He possessed a deep christian faith.
  • 610

    After the Goverment of Phocas (Heraclius I)

    After the Goverment of Phocas (Heraclius I)
    Heraclius took over a government that was falling apart because of the previous emperor Phocas.
  • 620

    Change of Language (Heraclius I)

    Change of Language (Heraclius I)
    In 620 Heraclius changed the official language from Latin to Greek
  • 752

    Irene of Athens Personal Life

    Irene of Athens Personal Life
    Born in 752 and died in 803. She was the first empress from the Byzantine Empire
  • 784

    End of iconoclasm (Irene of Athens)

    End of iconoclasm (Irene of Athens)
    Irene ended with iconoclasm, which means the complete destruction of religious images or paintings
  • 797

    Killing Her Son (Irene of Athens)

    Killing Her Son (Irene of Athens)
    In 797 she sent her man to blind her son for conspiring her.
  • 958

    Basil II Personal Life

    Basil II Personal Life
    Born 957/958 and died in 1025. His nickname was Bulgar Slayer. Very forceful personality.
  • 960

    Crowned co-emperor (Basil II)

    Crowned co-emperor (Basil II)
    He was crowned co-emperor with his brother Constantine.
  • 978

    Zoe I Personal Life

    Zoe I Personal Life
    Her complete name is Zoe Porphyrogenita. She was born on c.978 and died in 1050.
  • 980

    Theodora's Personal Life

    Theodora's Personal Life
    Born in c.980 and died 31 August 1056 at the age of 75–76. Zoe sister.
  • 986

    Taking Over Bulgaria (Basil II)

    Taking Over Bulgaria (Basil II)
    From 986 until 1014 there was warfare between Byzantium and Bulgaria. He slowly entered Samuel’s territory then he blinded the whole Bulgarian army, leaving one eye to each 100th man. He ended up wining the war and he incorporated Bulgaria to the empire.
  • 1034

    Being Banished from the Empire (Zoe I)

    Being Banished from the Empire (Zoe I)
    Zoe was banished to a monastery at the age of 56 by Michael IV.
  • 1042

    Mosque (Zoe I)

    Mosque (Zoe I)
    Zoe turned the Hagis Sophia into a mosque.
  • 1042

    Sharing the Throne with Zoe Her Sister (Theodora)

    Sharing the Throne with Zoe Her Sister (Theodora)
    Key members of the court decided that flighty Zoe needed a co-ruler, and that it should be her sister Theodora. Theodora to become co-empress alongside her sister.
  • 1050

    After her Sisters Death (Theodora)

    After her Sisters Death (Theodora)
    Vigorously reasserted her dormant rights to rule. She was brought out of her retirement in a convent, convened the Senate and was proclaimed "emperor" by the imperial guard shortly before Constantine's death.
  • Period:
    306
    to
    337

    Constantine I

    Constantine ruled from 306 to 337
  • Period:
    379
    to
    395

    Theodosius I

    Theodosius ruled from 379 to 395
  • Period:
    527
    to
    565

    Justinian I

    Justinian ruled from 527 to 565.
  • Period:
    610
    to
    641

    Heraclius I

    He ruled from 610 to 641
  • Period:
    797
    to
    802

    Irene of Athens

    She ruled from 797 to 802
  • Period:
    976
    to
    1025

    Basil II

    He ruled from 976 to 1025
  • Period:
    1028
    to
    1050

    Zoe I

    She ruled from 1028 to 1050
  • Period:
    1042
    to
    1056

    Theodora

    She ruled from 1042 to 1056