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  John I Tzimisces - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John distinguished himself during the war both at the side of his uncle and at leading parts of the army to battle under his personal command.
After helping his maternal uncle to obtain the throne as Nicephorus II and to restore the empire's eastern provinces, he was deprived of his command by an intrigue, upon which he retaliated by conspiring with Nicephorus' wife Theophania to assassinate him.
Elected ruler in his stead, John proceeded to justify his usurpation by the energy with which he repelled the foreign invaders of the empire.
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 Pope John XIII - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
John XIII (born in Rome; died September 6, 972) served as Pope from October 1, 965 until his death in 972.
Otto II was afterwards married to the niece of the Byzantine Emperor John I Tzimisces, as part of the ongoing attempt to reconcile Eastern and Western Churches.
John created new Latin archbishoprics in southern Italy, thus reducing the influence of the Eastern Orthodox church, as well as the Byzantine Empire.
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 AllRefer.com - John I, Byzantine emperor (Ancient History, Late Roman And Byzantine, Biography) - Encyclopedia
John I (John Tzimisces)[tsimis´Ez] Pronunciation Key, c.925–976, Byzantine emperor (969–76).
With the aid of Emperor Nicephorus II's wife, Theophano, John had Nicephorus murdered and himself proclaimed emperor.
John gained the favor of the patriarch of Constantinople by revoking his predecessor's anticlerical legislation.
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 Boris II of Bulgaria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The new Emperor John I Tzimisces fought the new allies and finally on 5 April, 971 he took the Bulgarian capital of Great Preslav.
John I Tzimisces declared the newly conquered lands as a part of his Empire and installed a governor.
Next, riding on his horse was John I followed by Boris II in full Tsars regalia walking on foot accompanied by his family.
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 Tzimisces
Of Armenian descent, Ioannes Tzimisces entered the imperial army and fought with Nicephorus against the Arabs in Cilicia and Syria.
Forced to do penance by Polyeuctus, patriarch of Constantinople, in order to receive the imperial crown, John banished Theophano to a convent, punished the murderers and abolished the laws of his predecessor that were prejudicial to the property of the Church.
Tzimisces strengthened the empire by coupling diplomatic skill with military strength.
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 Jacob Abbott. . Rollo at Play
The Emperor John Tzimisces, who was even abler both as general and as diplomat than his predecessor, quietly pushed forward his warlike preparations, and did not meet the Russians till the autumn, when he completely defeated them at Arcadiopolis (the modern Lule-Burgas).
John Tzimisces besieged them in the capital Preslav, which he stormed, massacring many of the garrison, in April 972.
Moesia and Thrace) ceased to exist, becoming a purely Greek province; John Tzimisces made his triumphal entry into Constantinople, followed by the two sons of Peter of Bulgaria on foot; the elder was deprived of his regal attributes and created _magistros_, the younger was made a eunuch.
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Of Armenian descent, John Tzimisces was a successful general under Emperor Nicephorus...
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 John I Tzimisces - Sneaknews.com :: Newsleads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Redirected from Byzantine Emperor John I John I, last name Kourkouas and surnamed Tzimisces (Greek: Ioannes "Tzimisces" Kourkouas, written Ιωάννης "Τζιμισκής" Κουρκούας).
Both were distinguished Cappadocian families, believed to be of Armenian origin, and among the most prominent of the,emerging at the time, military aristocracy of Asia Minor.
In a series of campaigns against the newly established Russian power (970-973) he drove the enemy out of Thrace crossed Mt Haemus and besieged the fortress of Dorystolon on the Danube.
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 Theophanu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Her true parentage is a matter of some dispute -- the German emperor had requested a Greek princess for his son, Otto, to seal a treaty between the Holy Roman Empire and the Byzantine Empire.
Theophanu duly arrived in 972, and is identified in the marriage contract as the (niece or granddaughter) of Emperor John I Tzimisces.
It is unlikely that Theophanu was the daughter of any emperor -- the current theory is that her father was Konstantinos Skleros (brother of the pretender) and her mother was Sophia Phokaina (niece of Emperor Nicephorus II and the sister of Tzimisces' wife Maria Skleraina).
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 John I on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
With the aid of Emperor Nicephorus II 's wife, Theophano, John had Nicephorus murdered and himself proclaimed emperor.
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 John I Tzimisces -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Several of their members had served as prominent army generals, including the brother of John's mother, (Click link for more info and facts about Nicephorus Phocas) Nicephorus Phocas.
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After helping his maternal uncle to obtain the throne as Nicephorus II and to restore the empire's eastern provinces, he was deprived of his command by an intrigue, upon which he retaliated by conspiring with Nicephorus' wife Theophania to (Click link for more info and facts about assassinate) assassinate him.
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 HIERARCHICAL VESTMENTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
For example, the sakkoi attributed to the Emperors Nicephorus II Phocas (963-969) and John I Tzimisces (969-976) are known to be kept at Mount Athos, in the Great Lavra and the Iviron Monastery, respectively.
According to the inscription embroidered on the border, the epitrachelion was made for the historic monastery which stood near the river Calamas in the region of Ioannina, not far from the present-day village of Paracalamos, on Mount Sosinou.
John Simotas is known to have been given permission in 1598 by the Ecumenical Patriarch Matthew (1595, 1598-1602, 1603) to renovate the monastic complex, which "became a patriarchal stauropegial monastery", and set up in it a school of Greek letters.
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 John I Tzimisces
Executive summary: Byzantine Emperor, 969—76 AD John I, surnamed Tzimisces, East Roman emperor, was born of a distinguished Cappadocian family.
After helping his uncle Nicephorus II Phocas to obtain the throne and to restore the empire's eastern provinces he was deprived of his command by an intrigue, upon which he retaliated by conspiring with Nicephorus' wife Theophano to assassinate him.
John's surname was apparently derived from the Armenian tshemshkik (red boot).
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 Christian History Handbook: Medieval: Lecture Ten   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Emperor John dispatched Theophano to a nunnery and married the juvenile Emperor's aunt Theodora, the daughter of Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus.
In 971 Emperor John I Tzimisces liberated the former Bulgarian capital, Preslav, rescued Tsar Boris II and forced the Russian prince Svyatoslav to surrender.
She was, of course, the daughter of past Emperor, Romanus II, and the niece of the reigning Emperor, John Tzimisces.
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 John   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
John the Apostle, to whom the Gospel of John is attributed
John the Evangelist, traditionally identified with the apostle, and to whom the books 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, and Revelation are attributed.
The john is also a nickname for the toilet, perhaps after the name of Sir John Harington who invented it.
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 Basil II
Because he and his brother, the future Emperor Constantine VIII of the Byzantine Empire (ruled 1025-1028), were too young to reign in their own right, Basil's mother Theophano married one of Romanus' leading generals, who took the throne as the Emperor Nicephorus II Phocas in 963.
Nicephorus was murdered in 969, only to be succeeded by another general, who became Emperor John I Tzimisces and reigned for seven years.
The first one is Areti Skylitzi, a girl from a noble family that John I brought to young Basil to be his friend and playmate.
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 Encyclopedia: John I Tzimisces
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On March 15, 963, Emperor Romanus II unexpectedly died at the age of twenty-six.
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 John I Tzimisces --  Encyclopædia Britannica
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 SparkNotes: High Middle Ages (1000-1200): Byzantium Triumphant, Byzantium Faltering: 960-1071
In the intervening two years, John dealt with internal revolts and claims to the throne on the behalf of the slain Nicephorus' relatives in the Phocas family as well as other prominent generals.
In 972, however, John himself led armies to the old Bulgarian capital of Preslav and engaged the Russians in a fierce battle.
Basil was the son of Romanus II, and was not a proven general or a member of the Anatolian aristocracy, as had been Nicephorus Phocas and John Tzimisces.
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 "NICEPHORUS II PHOCAS" (963--969 A. D.)--(WITH GRAPHICS)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
John and Theophano were determined to kill Nicephorus, however, and made secret arrangements to have John and some accomplices rowed across the Bosphorus on the night of December 10/11, 969, to murder Nicephorus.
John Tzimisces put on the imperial purple shoes, the mark of the reigning emperor, and was acclaimed Emperor John I Tzimisces the next day.
Her plan backfired when John, in fear of his own life due to Theophano’s intriguiging nature, exiled her from Constantinople, and married Theodora, the daughter of the former emperor, Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus instead.
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 Pope John XIII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
'''John XIII''' (died September 6, 972) served as Pope from October 1st, 965 until his death in 972.
Elected pope on 5 months after the death of Leo VIII, as a compromise candidate, with the agreement of Emperor Otto I. John's behaviour and foreign backing made him disliked in Rome.
After John's restoration he worked with Otto towards ecclesiastical developments, including the creation of the Archbishopric of Magdeburg.
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 (147) John I Tzimisces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The brilliant general John Tzimisces gained the throne by murdering his predecessor, Nicephorus, with the help of Nicephorus' wife, who had become John's mistress and whom he was forced by the Church to send into exile as penance before he could be crowned.
Above John's head is the Manus Dei, the hand of God, which indicates that John's imperial authority is derived from God.
This coin is a "tetarteron" or "quarter," a coin of lower weight than the solidus, which was introduced during the reign of Nicephorus (see no. 146).
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 John I Tzimisces --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
Descended from an aristocratic Armenian family, John was related through his mother to the general, and later emperor, Nicephorus II Phocas.
Forced to do penance by Polyeuctus, patriarch of Constantinople, in order to receive the imperial crown, John banished Theophano to a convent and punished the murderers.
John I strengthened the empire by coupling diplomatic skill with military strength.
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 Byzantine Coins, Medieval - Garth The Coin Guy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
John I Tzimisces led his army to many victories in the East, all the way to Palestine, restoring lands lost for 300 years.
Alexius I Comnenus, John II's father, reformed the monetary system in 1092 and had all 3 metals struck into scyphate coins: the copper ratio to the gold started at 48 to 1.
Like his father and grandfather, John VIII Palaeologus journeyed west trying to obtain aid for the beleaguered Christian city.
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 Ancestors of Eugene Ashton ANDREW & Anna Louise HANISH Empress Theophano BYZANTIUM ANDREW ANGERMUELLER HANISH STRUDELL ...
If such a plan existed at the time (and there is reason to believe it did) it was probably the brainchild of the ambitious Theophano, who was unhappy with Bringas' government.
The people of Constantinople, aroused by Basil the chamberlain, revolted against Bringas; and the imperial army, through the intermediation of John Tzimisces, Nicephorus' faithful lieutenant, `obliged' the soldierto accept the crown at Caesarea on July 3, 963, and to march against Constantinople.
He married a Greek girl, Theophano; she was suspected of poisoning her father-in-law and hastening Romanus'death; and before her twenty-four-year-old husband was dead she seduced into her arms the ascetic general Nicephorus II Phocas, who with her connivance seized the throne...Bored with this monastic existence, Theophano became the mistress of the General John Tzimisces.
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 Fatbomb/Fatbomb.Cgi/Coins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
His other works are catalogues of English printers, of the collection of coins which belonged to the earl of Pembroke, of some two thousand English portraits, and Parentalia (1750), a memoir of the Wrens, undertaken in conjunction with Sir Ch CGI wins $166-million US, 7-yr contract to supply IT services to John
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John Tradescant travelled to Arctic Russia in 1618, to the Levant and to Algiers, collecting seeds and bulbs everywhere and assembling a collection of curiosities of natural history and ethnography that became the first museum open to the public, the Musaeum Tradescantianum, in Lambeth, L
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