Theophano, the crusade of the tenth century a novel by Frederic Harrison

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Microfiche. Louisville, Ky. : Lost Cause Press, 1979. 7 microfiches. 11 x 15 cm. (British culture series. 2nd series, 1092)

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Statementby Frederic Harrison.
SeriesBritish culture series -- 1092.
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Pagination483 p.
Number of Pages483
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Open LibraryOL16863199M

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Genre/Form: Fiction History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harrison, Frederic, Theophano, the crusade of the tenth century. London, Chapmand. Theophano, the Crusade of the Tenth Century, A Romantic Monograph by Frederic Harrison. This book is a reproduction of the original book published in and may have some imperfections such as marks or hand-written n: Theophanu (German pronunciation: [ˈnuː]; also Theophania, Theophana, or Theophano; Medieval Greek Θεοφανώ; c.

AD – 15 June ) was empress of the Holy Roman Empire by marriage to Emperor Otto II, and regent of Empire during the minority of their son, Emperor Otto III, from until her death in She was the niece of the Byzantine Emperor John I TzimiskesFather: unknown, perhaps Constantine Skleros.

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The Byzantine princess Theophano, who came to the West in to marry the Ottonian emperor Otto II, died as empress of the Ottonian Empire in Nijmegen in In commemoration of this event a group of distinguished scholars met in at the castle of Hernen in the Netherlands with the aim of discussing various issues and aspects of Theophano's background in Byzantium, her life in the West Reviews: 1.

Theophano (Greek: Θεοφανώ, Theophanō) Theophano a Byzantine empress. She was the daughter-in-law of Constantine VII; wife of Romanos II; wife of Nikephoros II Phokas; lover of John I Tzimiskes; the mother of Basil II, Constantine VIII and the princess Anna Porphyrogenita, who later married Kievan prince ano played an important role in 10th century Byzantine history.

作者: Frederic Harrison 出版社: Nabu Press 副标题: The Crusade of the Tenth Century: A Novel 出版年: 页数: 装帧: Paperback ISBN: 豆瓣评分 目前无人评价. Theophano was Byzantine empress by marriage to emperors Romanos II and Nikephorosbetween the deaths of Romanos and her marriage to Nikephoros, she was regent for her sons, Basil II and Constantine ano has been depicted as infamous.

Theophano was born of Laconian Greek origin in the Peloponnesian region of Lakonia in the city of Sparta, in   Byzantium (s): A young Irish Theophano travels to Byzantium to deliver a copy of the Book of Kells. A very good book. Theophano: The Crusade of the Tenth Century (): An account of Byzantine politics in the 10th century.

12 "That Greek Woman": Theophano, Otto II, and Her Mother-in-Law Part 4 Living in the Tenth Century. 13 Monks and Nuns 14 Ordinary Life in the Tenth Century 15 Faith and Church in the Tenth Century Part 5 A Millennial Vision.

16 Gerbert, the Magician of the Millennium 17 Otto III: A "New Rome". 18 The Millennium 4/4(1). Harrison, Frederic, Theophano, The Crusade of the Tenth Century, (New York: Harper & Brothers, ) My all time favorite Byzantine novel.

This is it folks. 10th Century Byzantium at its glittering heights. The powerful story of the tenth-century Byzantine princess Theophano, who was sent to be the wife and Empress of Otto II, son of Otto the Great, the Holy Roman Emperor.

It is a long journey from the surviving Roman Empire in the East to the devastated Empire in the West. Streams of Gold, Rivers of Blood: The Rise and Fall of Byzantium, A.D. to the First Crusade User Review - Publishers Weekly. In this lucid and well-researched history, Kaldellis, a classics scholar, examines the rapid expansion and subsequent contraction of Byzantium in the 10th and 11th centuries.

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The second crusade of Louis IX was the last major crusade of the thirteenth century. Pope Gregory X, who had been elected pope while in Acre, worked zealously to promote the crusade to the East. On his instructions, the Dominican master general Humbert of Romans conducted an extensive survey to determine the depth of support for the crusade.

History of Art - Visual History of the World. Basil's son, 7 Leo VI, together with Romanus I Lecapenos, who led the government from torepulsed invasions by the Bulgars, the Russians, and the Arabs. 7 Leo VI at Christ's feet, mosaic, ca. Inthe emperor sought to reform the system of land ownership, limiting the amount of land that large estate owners could acquire from small.

They have already published significant contributions to the re-interpretation of the First Crusade – I mention Riley-Smith’s own book on the subject, published in ,1 John France’s military history of the crusade,2 and Marcus Bull’s study of lay piety in south western France in the eleventh century 3 – and we can no doubt look.

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In the second half of the tenth century, Byzantium embarked on a series of spectacular conquests: first in the southeast against the Arabs, then in Bulgaria, and finally in the Georgian and Armenian lands. By the early eleventh century, the empire was the most powerful state in the Mediterranean.

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The Third Crusade and the Reign of Henry VI. (–), XIV. Europe in the days of Innocent III. (–), XV. The Byzantine Empire in the Twelfth Century; the Fourth Crusade, and the Latin Empire in the East (–), XVI. Frederick II. and the Papacy (–), XVII. France under Philip Augustus and. The late tenth century saw the armies of Christendom join the missionaries in gaining more lands and believers for God.

The Slavs in eastern Germany were conquered, rather than converted, as Charlemagne had done with the Saxons earlier, and the recovery of central Spain was also a matter of conversion by sword rather than by word.

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But were the Crusades the first steps in European colonialism, an attempt at ethnic cleansing, a manifestation of religious zeal—or all three?

Bringing together issues of colonialism, cultural exchange, and economic exploitation, scholar Christopher Tyerman challenges.

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