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  Who was a Christian in the Holy Land?: L
Leontius, hegumen of the monastery of Nea in Jerusalem.
Leontius (Leon) was, with Anthimus and Euprepius, one of the unmercenary saints of Arabia.
Leontius II, Greek-Orthodox patriarch of Jerusalem from 1170 to 1190.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 755 (v. 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Leontius was on the point of sailing from the Golden Horn, when the people, exasperated by the tyranny of Justinian, rose in rebellion, in consequence of which Justinian was deposed, and Leontius raised to the imperial dignity.
The surprise of Leontius was extreme when he saw his fleet return to the har­ bour of Constantinople, and, instead of saluting him, raise the standard of rebellion.
Leontius was born in Phrygia, and was a disciple of the martyr Lucianus; and having en­tered the church was ordained presbyter.
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 Justinian II
Justinian II, known as Rhinotmetus (669-711), East Roman emperor 685-695 and 704-711, succeeded his father Constantine IV, at the age of sixteen.
Leontius, after a reign of three years, was in turn dethroned and imprisoned by Tiberius Absimarus, who next assumed the purple.
His second reign was marked by an unsuccessful war against Terbelis, by Arab victories in Asia Minor, by devastating expeditions sent against his own cities of Ravenna and Cherson where he inflicted horrible punishment upon the disaffected nobles and refugees, and by the same cruel rapacity toward his subjects.
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 Constantinople   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 443 Theodosius II came to terms; his subsidy to the Huns was to be doubled, and a great territory south of the Danube was to be left waste, a no-man's-land, between the two empires.
Leontius himself though was deposed in AD 698 by officers returning from Africa, who were afraid of paying the penalty for the loss of Carthage, just captured by the Saracens.
The accession of another soldier, Michael II the Amorian (the stammerer) was attended by outbreaks of rebellion and his nine year reign was mainly memorable for the loss of Crete to the Corsairs and the invasion of Sicily by the Aglabids.
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 Rodolphe Guilland, "Les Eunuques dans l'Empire Byzantin" (English)
II 512; Zonaras III 588-589), Constantine distinguished himself as a governor and was appointed Domestikos of the Scholes of the East (Cedr.
II 271), had a father of humble origin but who was pious and honest; a dream told him that his son was destined for a high position (Theoph.
Romanus II chose as paradynastos Joseph Bringas, a patrician, praepositus, drungaire of the fleet, and parakimomenos.
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 Leontius Byzantinus
According to Loofs, Leontius was the monk of that name who came with others (Scythians) to Rome in 519, to try to persuade Pope Hormisdas (514-523) to authorize the formula (suspect of Monophysitism) "One of the Trinity suffered", and was also the Ongenist Leontius of the "Vita S. SabÊ".
Leontius himself never mentions Scythia as a place where he has lived; he does not defend the famous sentence "One of the Trinity suffered" with the ardour one would expect in one of its chief patrons (ibid., pp.
Leontius of Byzantium is, in any case, a theologian of great importance.
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 Leontius
Leontius had Justinian's nose and tongue slit and him exiled to Cherson in the Crimea.
Abd al-Malik, emboldened by Leontius' apparent lack of aggressiveness, was able to initiate an attack against Byzantine Africa that resulted in the capture of Carthage in 697.
Leontius entrusted John the Patrician with the task of retaking Byzantine Africa and using a sudden appearance in Carthage's harbor, John was able to take the city.
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 St. Leontius
Be that as it may, these regulations, which, while safeguarding the episcopal dignity, assured the independence of the monastery, and were confirmed by the Third Council of Arles, seem to have been the beginning of those immunities which hence-forward were enjoyed in an increasing degree by the religious communities.
It is true that this important event took place only in 445, whilst Leontius had been succeeded in the episcopate by Theodore in 433.
To this the supporters of a loved tradition reply that St. Leontius abandoned his see in 432 to go and preach the Gospel to the Teutonic tribes, and returned to his diocese in 442 dying only in 445 or even 448.
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 Tervel
Shortly afterwards, the deposed emperor Justinian II fled to his place and lured his support.
With an army of 15,000 horsemen Justinian suddenly pounced upon Constantinople and slew his rivals Leontius II and Tiberius III, with thousands of their partisans, and once more ascended the throne in 704.
Unsuccessful naval invasions of Constantinople forced the Arabs to land to the west of the capital where the Arab forces led by Maslama, the brother of Caliph Omar II[?] (715-720 AD), was plundered by Bulgar horsemen in the battle.
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 Tiberius III
The emperor Leontius sent a naval fleet under the command of John the Patrician to retake Byzantine Africa.
Tiberius II, had Leontius' nose slit and him imprisoned in the monastery of Psamathion in Constantinople.
Justinian II had Tiberius and Leontius paraded through the city before they were beheaded.
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 Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Ser. II, Vol. III: The Ecclesiastical History, Dialogues, and Letters of Theodoret.: ...
Leontius then accepted the Primacy, but in violation of the decrees of the Nicene Council, for he had mutilated himself, and was an eunuch.
Leontius, it seems, was the victim of slanderous statements on account of a certain young woman of the name of Eustolia.
When Leontius perceived this, he did not think it safe to try to prevent them, for he saw that the people were exceedingly well-disposed towards these excellent men.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 1123 (v. 3)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
81.) [G. vIARUS, who held the command of the Cibyratae in the fleet of Leontius II., was proclaimed emperor by the mutinous soldiers,and sailors, and, returning to Constanti­ nople, he usurped the throne and put Leontius in prison, a.
The strangeness of his rise was only equalled by the suddenness of his fall, and by the restoration to the imperial throne of Justinian II, (a.
A philosopher and sophist, of unknown time, the author of numerous works on grammar and rhetoric, the titles of which are given by Suidas, and of commentaries on He­rodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, and Demosthenes.
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 Leontius II
He was originally a general in the army of Justinian II, but was imprisoned by Justinian after a defeat by the Arabs at Sebastopolis.
He was freed in 695, but immediately organized a revolt against the emperor.
He was deposed and mutilated by Tiberius III, and was eventually executed when Justinian II returned to power in 705.
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 Coins of the Byzantine Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
None of Leontius' coins bear his name (though those of Sicily, like this one, have his monogram), which led older numismatists to claim he issued no coins.
Leontius standing wearing loros and crown and holding globus cruciger and akakia.
The loros he is wearing was introduced onto the coinage by Justinian II, the emperor Leontius overthrew.
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 List of Byzantine Emperors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Constantius II (317 - 361, ruled 337 - 361)
Isaac II Angelus, (1156-1204, ruled 1185 - 1195)
Constantine XI Palaeologus, (1405-1453, ruled 1449 - 1453) In 1453 Mehmed II overthrew the Byzantine Empire and claimed the title of Caesar ; his successors continued this claim.
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 (138) Leontius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Leontius usurped the throne from Justinian II in A.D. He was unable to put down Arab attacks on Carthage in northern Africa, however, and he was deposed three years later.
Although his reign introduced a long period of instability, in which five emperors rose and fell in twenty years, his coins are masterpieces of detail in the imperial dress.
On the reverse, Leontius reverts to the cross potent on steps that was introduced by the coins of Tiberius Constantine as a reference to the cross on the hill of Calvary (see no. 133).
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 Coins of the Byzantine Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Justinian II "Rhinotmetes", Emperor, 685 - 695, and 705 - 711
Both grandees and peasants felt oppressed by Justinian's policies, and in late 695 the Blue circus faction instigated a coup with placed the general Leontius on the throne.
Leontius ordered Justinian's nose and tongue slit and the emperor was banished to Cherson for what must have been a hard exile.
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 Leontius - Wikipedia
Hij werd door de aristocratie op de troon van Byzantium gezet, nadat Justinianus II in ballingschap gestuurd was.
Leontius zond in allerijl een vloot die tijdelijk weer het Byzantijns gezag herstelde maar het volgend jaar raakte Byzantium de rijke provincie voorgoed kwijt.
Na de terugkeer van Justinianus II in 711 werd hij door hem samen met Tiberius publiekelijk bespot en ter dood gebracht.
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 List of Byzantine Emperors - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site
Tiberius II Constantine (540-582, ruled 578 - 582) – father-in-law of a grand-nephew of Justin I; Count of the Excubitors under Justin II; adopted by Justin II in 574
Michael II the Amorian (770-829, ruled 820 - 829) – son-in-law of Constantine VI Theophilus (813-842, ruled 829 - 842) – son of Michael II Michael III the Drunkard (840-867, ruled 842 - 867) – son of Theophilus
In 1453 Mehmed II overthrew the Byzantine Empire and claimed the title of Caesar; his successors continued this claim.
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 Leontius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
SB 1330, DOC II 1c.1, Hahn 1 AU Solidus Obv: DL AV - Crowned facing bust, wearing loros, holding akakia and globus cruciger.
SB 1333, DOC II 4 AU Tremissis Obv: Crowned facing bust, holding globus cruciger.
SB 1335, DOC II 8 AE Half Follis Obv: Crowned bust, wearing loros and holding globus cruciger.
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 Encyclopedia
Bulgaria declined and was occupied by Byzantine armies in the 970s, while these armies also reconquered land southeast of the Taurus Mountains from the Muslims, including parts of northern Mesopotamia, northern Syria, and the northern Syrian coast.
The greatest Macedonian emperor was Basil II, who sternly repressed (1014) a lengthy Bulgarian rebellion and expanded his control of formerly independent Armenian and Georgian principalities.
After the death of Basil II, the empire enjoyed economic expansion and prosperity but suffered from a series of mediocre emperors who neglected new technological, cultural, and economic developments in western Europe and the Islamic world while the army deteriorated.
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 Gouden Hoorn 9,1: Dirk Krausmüller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Nicephorus Ouranos was an aristocrat who served Emperor Basil II (976-1025) in various functions, finally becoming gouvernor of the province of Antioch on the Orontes.
I will first juxtapose the description of the people's reaction in Leontius' text with the paraphrase in order to give a general idea of how Nicetas changed his model.
II (Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur, 51, Leipzig, 1938), 470, note 6.
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 Sidonius Apollinaris, Letters. Tr. O.M. Dalton (1915) pp. clx-clxxxiii; List of Correspondents
The relics of St. Abraham were removed to the church of St. Eutropius in 1804 (Chaix, ii, p.
A bigoted Arian, conqueror, and energetic ruler, who extended his territory from Septimania, until by the conquest of Auvergne and Berry, and the cession by Odovakar of the last territory preserved to Rome in Provence, it embraced the whole of southern France outside the Burgundian dominions.
Son of Theodoric I, who died in the great battle of Maurica, and brother of Theodoric II, by whom he was assassinated in 453.
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 Leontius - NumisWiki, The Collaborative Numismatics Project
Leontius, an usurper in the reign of Zeno, who having assumed the purple in Syria, when he was soon afterwards taken prisoner by the imperial army, and beheaded at Constantinople AD 488.
Leontius, surnamed Isaurus from the bithplace of his family [now thought to have come from Syria], was the second usurper of the same name, and belonged to the patrician order.
On his coins which are gold, of the highest rarity, Leontius II is styled D LEONTI A. The unique third brass, published by Mionnett, is supposed to belong to Leontius I. View whole page from the Dictionary Of Roman Coins
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 NPNF2-02. Socrates and Sozomenus Ecclesiastical Histories
Chapter XII.—Aëtius, the Syrian, and Eudoxius, the Successor of Leontius in Antioch.
When he had been, for this reason, excommunicated by the heterodox, he feigned a refusal to hold communion with them, because, they had unjustly admitted Arius into communion after he had perjured himself by declaring to the Emperor Constantine that he maintained the doctrines of the council of Nicæa.
While the emperor was in the West, tidings arrived of the death of Leontius, bishop of Antioch.
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 Who was a Christian in the Holy Land?: S
Jews and Moslems and Christians venerate Samuel in the shrine Nebi Samuel (895 m.) The hill on which the shrine stands, was called by medieval pilgrims Mons Gaudii (Mountain of Joy), Montjoie, because from that hill the pilgrims had their first view of Jerusalem.
Baldwin II (1118-1131) gave the place to the Canons Regular of Premontré, who rebuilt the church with a monastery under the name of St. Samuel of Montjoie.
Sergius II was patriarch from Oct 7, 906 to round 911.
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 1.2.2.9a.2 The Late Eastern Empire
The long reign of Theodosius II was disturbed only by the ravages of Attila in the Balkans.
After his death his infant grandson Leo II succeeded, who died in less than a year under the regency of Zeno, his father, who succeeded.
Zeno was unpopular and his reign was troubled by the revolts of Basiliscus and Leontius, as well as invasions by the Ostrogoths.
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 History of the Macedonian People from Ancient times to the Present - Part XVI, by Risto Stefov
As Constans II was only eleven years old, the Senate held power in the interim and served as the supreme court of the empire.
History has recorded Justinian II as a brilliant but tempestuous and vindictive emperor who dealt very harshly with his unsuccessful generals and drastically taxed his subjects by monstrous methods.
Michael II's reign began in 820 AD and was plagued by outbreaks of rebellion.
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 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of December 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 641 Dagobert's successor, Clovis II, chose him to be bishop of Noyon and Tournai, at the same time his friend Saint Audoenus was named bishop of Rouen.
As bishop he also actively promoted the cultus of local saints; the beautiful reliquaries of Saint Martin of Tours, Saint Dionysius at Saint- Denis, Saint Germanus of Paris, Saint Geneviève, and others are attributed to his workmanship, in addition to the Great Cross of Saint Denis, and at least some of which still exist.
After Clovis II came to the throne, he became a friend and counsellor to the queen Saint Bathildis, in part, because they shared a concern for slaves (she had originally been brought to the court as a slave).
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