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  Tiberius II Constantine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Flavius Tiberius Constantinus Augustus or Tiberius II Constantine (c.
When Tiberius became full emperor upon Justin's death in 578, he extended his military activities into the remnants of the Western Empire, where he made peace with the Visigoths in Spain and defeated the Moors in North Africa.
Meanwhile, the Slavs began to migrate into the Balkans in 579; unfortunately, Tiberius needed the army to defend against Persian invasions, and was unable to stop the Slavic migrations.
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 Tiberius II Constantine
Tiberius was born in a Latin speaking region of Thrace sometime during the middle of the 6th century AD.
Tiberius was able to avoid becoming entangled in Sophia's intrigues and her influence waned as Tiberius' popularity grew.
Late in 582 Tiberius became gravely ill. He appointed Maurice and Germanus as his heirs and each was engaged to one of Tiberius' daughters and elevated to the rank of Caesar.
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 Justin II - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Justin II, the Byzantine emperor from 565 to 578, was the nephew and successor of Justinian I.
He availed himself of his influence as master of the palace, and as husband of Sophia, the niece of the late empress Theodora, to secure a peaceful election.
Passing over his own relatives, he raised, on the advice of Sophia, the general Tiberius to be Caesar in December 574 and withdrew for his remaining years into retirement.
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 Roman Emperors - DIR Ino
Tiberius had long been married to Ino, a lady already well into middle-age, for she had been a widow, and had had a daugher of marriageable age, prior to her marriage to Tiberius.
Tiberius had initially been betrothed to this daughter by this first marriage, but on his fiancée's death Tiberius instead married Ino herself, now a widow, and they had had three children, (two daughters) Charito and Constantina,[[1]] as well as a third child who had presumably died.
On her arrival, Tiberius arranged for her to be met by the senate and patriarch in the palace and she was invested immediately with the royal insignia, after which she proceeded in a covered litter to St Sophia, and was acclaimed by the factions of Blues and Greens.
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 Tiberius II Constantine -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He was a friend of (Click link for more info and facts about Justin II) Justin II, under whom he was appointed Count of the Excubitors.
He took control of the empire when Justin II went insane in (Click link for more info and facts about 574) 574, and, in order to increase his popularity, he immediately began spending money that Justin had reserved in his treasury.
In (Click link for more info and facts about 582) 582, Tiberius fell ill, and (Click link for more info and facts about Maurice) Maurice was named his heir.
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 (133) Tiberius Constantine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tiberius I was made Caesar by Justin II in A.D. 574 and renamed Tiberius Constantine.
Tiberius inherited Justin's problems, including the war with the Persians that had begun under Justin, and he was only able to hold the Persians at bay.
The immediate inspiration for the image may have been the golden cross that was erected on Mount Calvary in the reign of Theodosius II (A.D. Although the type was used only once in sixth-century coinage, it was often used during the seventh and eighth centuries.
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Traditionally, numismatists categorize the "Byzantine Empire" from the reign of Anastasias I in 491 to Constantine XI Palaeologus, ending in 1453.
Constantine V Copronymus and Leo IV the Khazar 741-775
Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus and Romanus I Lecapenus 913-959
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tiberius II Constantine, (540-582, ruled 578 - 582)
Constantine V Copronymus (the Dung-named), (718-745, ruled 741)
Constantine IX Monomachus, (1000-1054, ruled 1042 - 1054)
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 (137) Constantine IV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Constantine IV came to the throne after the murder of his father, Constans II, in A.D. 668 and ruled first in association with his brothers, Heraclius and Tiberius.
Afterwards he ruled alone until his death in A.D. The most significant event of the reign of Constantine IV was the Arab siege of Constantinople, which lasted from A.D. 674 until A.D. 678 and ended with the decisive defeat of the Arabs.
On this solidus, Constantine briefly revived the old armored portrait bust, which had for the most part been replaced by the portrait of the emperor wearing the chlamys (see no. 135).
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 Maurice (emperor) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Flavius Mauricius Tiberius Augustus or Maurice I (539 - November, 602) was the emperor of the Byzantine Empire from 582 to 602.
He is also the traditional author of the military treatise Strategikon which is praised in military circles as the first and only sophisticated combined arms theory until World War II.
However, some historians now believe Strategikon is the work of his brother or another general in his court.
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 Harry Turtledove - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
His dissertation was on The Immediate Successors of Justinian: A Study of the Persian Problem and of Continuity and Change in Internal Secular Affairs in the Later Roman Empire During the Reigns of Justin II and Tiberius II Constantine (AD 565–582).
Many of the plot elements are analogous to elements of World War II.
At the same time he is secretly writing a play for the English underground resistance about Boudicca's rebellion, with Boudicca meant to be analogous to the imprisoned Elizabeth I.
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 Byzantine Genealogy
MAURICE TIBERIUS 13th Aug 582 - 22nd Nov 602 murdered by Phocas; son-in-law of Tiberius II, born c.
CONSTANTINE IV Pogonatus co-ruler with Constans II from 13th Apr 654 - 15th July 668; ruler with Heraclius II and Tiberius II 15th July 668 - 681; sole ruler 681 - 10th July 685; son of Constans II, born 648.
She was co-monarch with her son Constantine VI, but she was banished by him but returned to blind and depose him.
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 List of Byzantine Emperors : Byzantine emperor
II Constantine">Tiberius II Constantine, (540-582, ruled 578 - 582)
II Angelus">Isaac II Angelus, (1156-1204, ruled 1185 - 1195)
II Lascaris">Theodore II Lascaris, (1221-1258, ruled 1254 - 1258)
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 Tiberius II
Also, the series can only be differentiated from the Maurice Tiberius pieces of his nearly identical series by the ornament on the emperor's crown.
Tiberius II has a cross, where Maurice Tiberius has a trefoil ornament.
Tiberius II Constantine, AE Follis, Year 7 (580/581), Officina 3, Constantinople
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 Solidus - Wikimedia Commons
It was introduced by Constantine I in the AD 309–10, and was used through the Byzantine Empire until the 10th century AD.
Fractions of the solidus known as semissis (half-solidi) and tremissis (one-third solidi) were also produced.
Basil, his son Constantine, and his second wife, emperess Eudoxia Ingerina.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Estimate $200 Sold For $475 TIBERIUS II CONSTANTINE.
The portraits on Tiberius' early half folles are strikingly different from those on his other bronzes.
Tiberius is treating the reign of Justin II as an interregnum, and implies that he will restore the Empire to its former glory.
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 Byzantium Ancient Coins
Tiberius II Constantine, Sept. 26, 578 - Aug. 14 582 A.D., AE Follis.
Tiberius II Constantine, Sept. 26, 578 - Aug. 14 582 A.D., AE 12 nummi.
Constantine VII & Romanus I 913-954 AD & 920-944 A.D., AR miliareson, Constantinople mint, legend around cross potent on 3 steps, X in center.
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 A Tribute to Harry Turtledove
As Into the Darkness opens, the Duke of Bari has died and Algarve has decided to send in the troops to reclaim the sundered land, disregarding the treaties that ended the previous war.
This world is based on a combination of World Wars I and II with a modicum of magic thrown into the mixture.
As the world goes to war, a series of alliances are called into play and kingdoms are dragged into the war.
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 Eastern Roman, Byzantine Empire
Attributed by Sear to Constans II Attributed by Grierson to Heraclonas
Constantine IV Justinian II Leontius II Tiberius III
This is a well known coin, struck probably in Northern Syria or the Diyar Mudar.
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 Byzantine Coins
There is almost no obverse struck on this coin, Rx: large I surmounted by cross, to left A/N/N/O, to right regnal year IU/II (8), I was able to find the same description of the year only on half follis of Tiberius II Constantine.
CHERSON, ND, AE 4 pentanummia (half follis) Obv: Maurice on the left and Constantinia on the right (according to Sear) or Justin II and Sophia (according to Anokhin) standing, facing, the Emperor holds gl.
Heraclius, and Heraclius Constantine wearing crown and chlamys, holding gl.cr., standing, facing 8-pointed star between their heads, K on the right, upside down figure of Heraclius Constantine wearing crown and chlamys, holding gl.cr.
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 Byzantine Coins Justin II & Tiberius II Constantine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Byzantine Coins Justin II and Tiberius II Constantine
It is amazing that there are even any coins produced from this period (or about the period immediately afterward.) Tiberius II had been making the decisions for the empire for the last four years, and this joint reign was more of a formality of accession than of practical need.
Needless to say the coinage of this period is exceedingly rare.
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 Encyclopedia: Tiberius II Constantine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Christianism Addition 28
"The greatest change which the Empire underwent in the early fourth century was, of course, the conversion of Constantine [see 1267] and the consequent rise of Christianity [Christianism] to be the dominant and eventually the sole religion of the Roman world.
The change was gradual, and still not quite complete in the sixth century.
He condemns it as being below mediocrity in style, and faulty in its syntax; and at the same time calls in question the author's veracity, saying that he makes up stories so incredible that he may fairly be regarded as a writer of fables rather than of facts." [iii].
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775-780 Leo IV 780-797 Constantine VI 797-802 Irene
1203-1204 Isaac II with Alexius IV 1204 Alexius V Ducas Murtzuphlus
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 Guy Clark Ancient Coins and Antiquities- Byzantine Coinage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Busts of Constantine on left and his son Leo IV to rt./Leo III bust facing, Constantinople mint, SB1551.
Tiberius and his wife Anastasia seated facing/Large K, TES in exergue, year unclear, Thessalonika mint, SB439.
Constans and Constantine IV busts facing/Large K between A/N-N/G, cross upper left, Syracuse mint, SB 1114var.
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 byzantine_early3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Byzantine Empire, Justin II (565-578 AD), bronze half follis, Constantine in Numidia mint, struck 572/3 AD.
Byzantine Empire, Tiberius II Constantine (578-582 AD), bronze half follis, Thessalonika mint, struck 580/1
Byzantine Empire, Tiberius II Constantine (578-582 AD), bronze follis, Nikomedia mint, off.
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 Tiberius II - Byzantine Coinage - WildWinds.com
Browsing Ramaion Coinage of Tiberius II Click here for the Tiberius II page with thumbnail images.
DM TIb CONSTAN P P AV, crowned draped bust facing / large X with letters between the arms.
Tiberius II, 578-582 AD - AE Half Follis, Constantinople Mint
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 Clark Smith, Numismatist, Specializing in World Gold Coins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Byzantine 578-582 AD; Tiberius II Constantine; Gold Solidus $250
Byzantine 578-582 AD; Tiberius II Constantine; Gold Solidus
Byzantine 913-959 AD; Constantine VII with Romanus II; Bust of Christ; Gold Solidus $420
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