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European Kingdoms

Eastern Mediterranean

 

Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire
Non-Dynastic (AD 1056-1057)

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).)

1056 - 1057

Michael VI Stratioticus

Succeeded Macedonian dynasty.

1057

Michael VI is succeeded by Isaac I who ushers in the Comnenian Prelude.

 
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