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European Kingdoms

Eastern Mediterranean

 

Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire
Prelude to the Comnenian / Komnenian Dynasty (AD 1057-1059)

In AD 395, the Roman empire finally split permanently, creating formal Eastern Roman and Western Roman empires, acknowledging what had existed in practise for many years.

Eastern Roman Emperor Basil II in iconography

(Information by Peter Kessler, and from External Link: History of the Byzantine Empire (Live Science).)

1057 - 1059

Isaac I Comnenus

Succeeded Non-Dynastic ruler. Abdicated.

1059

Isaac I is succeeded by the reign of Constantine X, founder of the Ducas dynasty.

 
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