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ARCADIUS TO CONSTANTINE XI - 26 MAY - GREAT BYZANTINE SALE - LEU NUMISMATICS & NUMISMATICA ARS CLASSICA Leu Numismatics/Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich, 26 May, 75 pages, 48 plates, 4 of them colour and 5 enlarged plates. Cardcover, fine condition, no PRL. lots of top-quality Byzantine coins. A History of the Later Roman Empire from Arcadius to Irene ( A. D. to A. D.) Volume 2 of A History of the Later Roman Empire from Arcadius to Irene, John Bagnell Bury: Author: John Bagnell Bury: Publisher: Macmillan and Company, Original from: Lyon Public Library (Bibliothèque jésuite des Fontaines) Digitized: It covers the coins from Arcadius to Constantine XI, as well as the coins of the Latin emperors () and the emperors of the breakaway states of Thessalonica () and Nicaea (). Goodacre's work was the first reference catalog published in English for collectors of Byzantine coins. Constantine XI was the last Byzantine emperor, the last Christian ruler of what had been the Eastern Roman Empire, killed trying to defend his city against the final, successful Ottoman attack in May (Sultan Mehmed II subsequently had his head cut off, peeled Reviews:
The city was defended by the courageous Constantine XI and no more than 8, soldiers. During the final assault, Mehmet had only one body of fresh troops left. The Greeks were led by Constantine himself, and the Italians by Giovanni Giustiniani, a noble of Genoa, who voluntarily fought “for the advantage of the Christian faith” and who was Reviews: Book VIII. Title XI. Concerning public works. (De operis publicis.) Bas. , etc. Emperors Constantine and Constans to Catullinus. Many have been exempted from (contribution toward) constructing public works by the partiality of governors. We order, therefore, that hereafter unlawful exemptions shall have no force. Constantine XI, born in either or , assumed the throne on January 6, Unlike Constantine the Great, who some years earlier reigned from Constantinople over an Empire that stretched from Britain to Syria, Constantine XI inherited the remnants of an Empire that did not extend far from Constantinople itself. Flavius Arcadius (Greek: Ἀρκάδιος, Árkádios; 1 January – 1 May ) was Roman emperor from to He was the eldest son of Theodosius I and his first wife Aelia Flaccilla, and brother of us ruled the eastern half of the empire from , when their father died. A weak ruler, his reign was dominated by a series of powerful ministers and by his wife, Aelia.
Constantine Palaologus XI speaks before his officers and allies before the final push of the siege of Constantinople by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed Bey When Constantinople's walls were finally breached, Constantine XI knew there would be no quarter, but he would not flee with the Genoese generals. He died fighting in the streets of Constantinople.. Constantine XI Dragases Palaiologos or Dragaš Palaeologus (Greek: Κωνσταντῖνος Δραγάσης Παλαιολόγος, Kōnstantinos Dragasēs Palaiologos; 8 February – 29 May ) was the last Byzantine emperor, reigning from to his death in battle at the Fall of Constantinople in Constantine's death marked the end of the Byzantine Empire, an institution. Emperor Arcadius Arcadius (Flavius Arcadius Augustus; / – 1 May ) was Eastern Roman Emperor from until his death in He was the eldest son of Theodosius I and his first wife Aelia Flaccilla, and brother of the Western Emperor Honorius. A weak ruler, his reign was dominated by a series of powerful ministers and by his wife. Then Elisha (Jesus Christ) the prophet called one of the sons of the prophets and said to him, “Tie up your garments, and take this flask of oil in your hand, and go to Ramoth-gilead (Croatia).Jehu (Valens) () (Western Roman Empire, Bulgaria, Israel, Illyria) So he arose and went into the house. And the young man poured the oil on his head, saying to him, “Thus says the .