This chronicle of the Byzantine Empire, beginning in 1025, shows a profound understanding of the power politics that characterized the empire and led to its decline.BOOK. FIVE. MICHAEL. V. 1041a2. THEODORA. 1042 HISnephew, whom Ihave mentioned several timesin the last book, succeeded him asemperor. In fact ... They even anticipated the old emperora#39;s death, andas one sovereign went outofthe palace to die (asIhave described) another came in totake his place. ... I myself witnessed his return, and havingseen with my own (Paphlagon), 1034a41 BOOK FIVE.
|Title||:||Fourteen Byzantine Rulers|
|Publisher||:||Penguin UK - 1979-09-27|