By Wayne G. Sayles
The Romaioi, Greek voters of the Roman East, stood squarely within the course of Islamic growth and stored Europe from being overrun through strong tribes from the simple. Their coinage unearths a society with powerful spiritual undercurrents and divergent philosophies, yet tormented by political and monetary crises.
&break;&break;Ancient Coin gathering V: The Romaion/Byzantine Culture explores the background and paintings of a tradition that survived for almost 1,000 years. in the course of the undying list of cash you are going to examine what occurred after the autumn of Rome, witness the sacking of Constantinople via marauding Crusaders, and event the empire's final days lower than Constantine XI.
&break;&break;This quantity is the correct creation to the attention-grabbing pastime of amassing historical cash. writer Wayne G. Sayles entertains, educates and evokes starting and professional creditors alike, drawing on greater than 30 years of expertise in learning and accumulating cash from antiquity. distinct beneficial properties include:
- &break;&break;More than three hundred images, together with an illustrated advisor to the Emperors of Byzantium
- &break;&break;A advisor to coin attribution, besides denomination, relationship and mint information
- &break;&break;Powerful reference instruments, together with complete index, bibliography and glossary
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His death was incredibly bi zarre. At the age of 39, O:mstans was killed in his bath by a servant who struck him with a marble soap dish! 5) MINTS Syracuse Naples Rome Ravenna Thessalonica Constantinople Cherson Alexandria Carthage BIBLIO GRAPHY Bates, G. E. "Cons tans 11 or Heraclonas? An Analysis of the Constan tinopolitan Folies of Constans 11", ANSMN, 17, 1971, pp. 141-61. B endall, Simon. "A New Sicilian Half Follis of Constans 11", Numismatic Circular, 89 :2, 1981, p . 38f. Ostrogorsky, George.
140-141 . Sear, D avid R. Byzan tine Coins and Their Values, London, 1987, p. 258-262. A. History of the Byzan tine E mpire, 324-1453, Univ. of Wisconsin, 1 952, p. 1 93. R. "A copper coinage for Leontius I", The Numismatic Circular, 75: 1 0, 1 967, pp. 264-265. f S PE AV When he ascended the throne, with the help of the defeated army from Carthage and the city militia of the lower class (Greens) in Con stantinople, Apsimar took the more recognizable and prestigious name Tiberius. He also took vengeance on the Arabs rather than the court at Constantino p l e .
Berk lists only six solidi known, but others have probably surfaced since then. Mezezius ruled only a few months before being captured and executed by the Exarch of Ravenna. According to some historians, the capture and execution of Mezezius came at the hands of Cons tantine IV, the son of Constans. However, this point has been argued (see the footnote in Ostrogorsky, below) . Information about the usurper, his rise and his fall, is scanty to say the least. BIBLIO GRAPHY Grierson, P. "A semissis of Mezezius (668-9)", Numismatic Chronicle, 1986, pp.