Basil I, Founder of the Macedonian Dynasty: A Study of the Political and Military History of the Byzantine Empire in the Ninth Century

TitleBasil I, Founder of the Macedonian Dynasty: A Study of the Political and Military History of the Byzantine Empire in the Ninth Century
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsTobais N
Series EditorConstantelos D
Number of Pages403
PublisherEdwin Mellen Pr
ISBN Number978-0773454057
KeywordsBasil, Byzantium, dynasty, Edirne, emperor
Abstract

This study provides a re-examination of the life and accomplishments of Emperor Basil the First (811-886) who reigned as sole ruler of the Eastern Roman Empire from 867-886 and established a dynasty that endured for nearly two centuries.