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The Byzantine family of Kantakouzenos (Cantacuzenus) ca.1100-1460

Donald MacGillivray Nicol

The Byzantine family of Kantakouzenos (Cantacuzenus) ca.1100-1460

a genealogical and prosopographical study

by Donald MacGillivray Nicol

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Published by Dumbarton Oaks, Center for Byzantine Studies in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cantacuzenus family.

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    Statementby Donald M. Nicol.
    SeriesDumbarton Oaks studies -- 11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13926467M

      Byzantine military leader in Macedonia / He defected to Stefan Uroš III Tsar of Serbia, handing him Prosek. Megas konstavlos. m (-[]). Ioannes Kantakouzenos records that "Asaninam [ uxorem] Michaelis Asanis, filiorum Asanis despotæ primogeniti" was Still, Byzantine historiography was rarely harnessed to specific imperial agendas and the diktats of the palace, and we have little by way of imperially-mandated history writing. This is not to say that there were no family agendas, personal strategies, regional interests, religious initiatives or local biases to ://

    Shaun Tougher is Reader in Ancient History at Cardiff University. He specialises in late Roman and Byzantine political and social history. His publications include The Reign of Leo VI () (), Julian the Apostate (), The Eunuch in Byzantine History and Society (), Emperor and Author: The Writings of Julian the Apostate (, co-edited with Nicholas Baker-Brian), and   The Byzantine Empire, also referred to as the Eastern Roman Empire and Byzantium, was the continuation of the Roman Empire in its eastern provinces during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, when its capital city was Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul, which had been founded as Byzantium).It survived the fragmentation and fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD and continued

      Gospel Book written in the Hodegon Monastery in Constantinople in –41, FigJohn VI Kantakouzenos as Emperor and Monk,from the Theological Works of ohn VI J ntinople, ca –Tempera and gold on vellum. Bibliothèque Nationale de France,Paris (,folv)~skalop/ Byzantine Emperor John VI Kantakouzenos presiding over a synod. The Hesychast Council of Constantinople, Constantinople, ,paint on parchment, Greek Manuscript , fol.5 v, 33,5x24 cm, Biblioteque Nationale de France, ://


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The Byzantine family of Kantakouzenos (Cantacuzenus) ca.1100-1460 by Donald MacGillivray Nicol Download PDF EPUB FB2

Title: The Byzantine Family of Kantakouzenos (Cantacuzenus) Ca. A Genealogical and Prosopographical Study, Volume 11 Issue 11 of Dumbarton Oaks studies, ISSN The Byzantine Family of Kantakouzenos (Cantacuzenus) Ca.

A Genealogical and Prosopographical Study, Donald MacGillivray Nicol: Author The Byzantine Family of Kantakouzenos (Cantacuzenus), ca. – Donald M. Nicol “Dr. Nicol's book is a masterpiece of careful scholarship which should remain a model of its :// /books/the-byzantine-family-of-kantakouzenos-cantacuzenus.

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Washington, Dumbarton Oaks Center for Byzantine Studies, trustees for Harvard University; Among the rulers of the later Byzantine empire, the Dukas, Paleologos, Comnenos, and Kantakouzenos families were especially prominent. The documentable history of the latter begins with the turn of the 12th century, but family legends go back much farther -- including a claimed link to The Kantakouzenoi Donald M.

Nicol: The Byzantine Family of Kantakouzenos (Cantacuzenus), Ca. – A Genealogical and Prosopographical Study. (Dumbarton Oaks Studies, Xi.) Pp. Xliv+; 15 Plates. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Center for Byzantine Studies, Cloth, $ [REVIEW] Anthony Bryer - - The Classical Review 20 (02   The Palaiologan emperors used the double-headed eagle as a symbol of the senior members of the imperial family.

It was mostly used on clothes and other accoutrements, as codified in the midth century by pseudo-Kodinos in his Book of ing to Kodinos, the emperor bore special boots (tzangia) with eagles made of pearls on both shins and on the instep; the Despots wore DONALD M.

NICOL The: Byzantine Family of Kantakouzenos (Cantacuzenus), ca. A Genealogica anl d Prosopographical Study (Dum. - barton Oaks Studies, xi.) Pp. xliv+; 15 plates. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Center for Byzantine Studies, Cloth, $ THE stud oyf Byzantine prosopograph cayn rival tha ot f the later Roman   The Byzantine civil war of –, sometimes referred to as the Second Palaiologan Civil War, was a conflict that broke out in the Byzantine Empire after the death of Andronikos III Palaiologos over the guardianship of his nine-year-old son and heir, John V pitted on the one hand Andronikos III's chief minister, John VI Kantakouzenos, and on the other a regency headed –   Media in category "Matthew Kantakouzenos" This category contains only the following file.

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The war polarized Byzantine society along class lines, with the aristocracy backing Kantakouzenos and the lower and middle classes supporting the regency. To a lesser extent, the conflict acquired religious overtones; Byzantium was embroiled in the Hesychast controversy, and adherence to the mystical doctrine of Hesychasm was often equated – Most recent book Byzantium and the Emergence of Muslim-Turkish Anatolia, ca.

Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies Series (Routledge ). Abstract The deep crisis of the Seljuk sultanate of Rum, which resulted in the Turkish expansion over the Byzantine territories of western Asia Minor since the s, put an abrupt end to a The subject of the emperor in the Byzantine world may seem likely to be a well-studied topic but there is no book devoted to the emperor in general covering the span of the Byzantine empire.

Of course there are studies on individual emperors, dynasties and aspects of the imperial office/role, but th   This is a family tree of all the Eastern Roman Emperors who ruled in Constantinople. Where three dates are given, the middle date is the date of accession. If an emperor reigned for more than one sitting, his lifetime dates are given followed by the dates of his reigns.

Dynasty names are given in capitals so that they can be picked out from the interweaving ://   The double-headed Byzantine Eagle. For most of its history, the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire did not know or use heraldry in the West European sense. Various emblems (Greek: σημεῖα, sēmeia; sing.

σημεῖον, sēmeion) were used in official occasions and for military purposes, such as banners or shields displaying various motifs such as the cross or the :// Romania Both "Byzantine Empire" and "Eastern Roman Empire" are historiographical terms created after the end of the realm; its citizens continued to refer to their empire as the Roman Empire (Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.

Basileia tôn Rhōmaiōn;   The Palaiologos and Kantakouzenos dynasties were the last two ruling imperial families in the Byzantine empire. The name Palaiologos is first noted in the primary sources in the late 11th century, but the information available is insufficiently detailed for an accurate family htm.

His maternal grandparents were Emperor John VI Kantakouzenos (–) and Irene Asanina. Created despotēs by his father, the future Manuel II traveled west to seek support for the Byzantine Empire in and inserving as governor in Thessalonica from From inside the book.

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the entire book saying that, it would be of a great advantage to the cause of the Byzantines. 12 This is not surprising, since John Kantakouzenos was the author of polemic works against Islam, although for reasons of political expediency he was the first Byzantine ruler to marry?view=true.In his book, A Short History of Byzantium, John Julius Norwich refers to Constantine VII as "The Scholar Emperor" ().

Norwich states, “He was, we are told, a passionate collector—not only of books and manuscripts but works of art of every kind; more remarkable still for a man of his class, he seems to have been an excellent ://Donald M.

Nicol is the author of The Immortal Emperor ( avg rating, 87 ratings, 15 reviews, published ), The Last Centuries of Byzantium,