adjective or noun see Isauria

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  • isaurian — isau·ri·an …   English syllables

  • isaurian — I. īˈsȯrēən noun ( s) Usage: capitalized Etymology: Isauria, ancient district in south central Asia Minor + English an, n. suffix : a native or inhabitant of Isauria II. (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Usage: usually capitalized …   Useful english dictionary

  • Isaurian Dynasty —    Ruled Byzantium (q.v.) from 717 802. Theophanes the Confessor (q.v.) reports that the first Isaurian ruler, Leo III (q.v.), was an Isaurian (q.v.), though in reality he came from Germanikeia (q.v.). Nevertheless, the name has stuck for this… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Leo III the Isaurian — Infobox Monarch name =Leo III title =Emperor of the Byzantine Empire caption =Leo III and his son Constantine V reign =25 March, 717 June 18, 741 coronation = othertitles = Leo the Isaurian full name = predecessor =Theodosios III successor… …   Wikipedia

  • Leo III, the Isaurian — (c. 680 741)    Byzantine emperor (r. 717 741) and founder of a dynasty whose religious policy caused great dissension in the empire. His policy, known as iconoclasm, contributed to a growing schism between the church in Rome and the church in… …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

  • Basiliscus — Infobox Emperor | name =Basiliscus title =Emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire full name =Flavius Basiliscus caption=Solidus celebrating Basiliscus as Augustus of the Byzantine Empire and his victories. reign =9 January 475 ndash; August 476… …   Wikipedia

  • Constantine V — Emperor of the Byzantine Empire Constantine V and his father Leo III the Isaurian Reign …   Wikipedia

  • Byzantium under the Isaurians — The Byzantine Empire or Byzantium is the term conventionally used since the 19th century to describe the Greek speaking Roman Empire of the Middle Ages, centered around its capital of Constantinople. As the direct continuation of the Roman Empire …   Wikipedia

  • Zenonis — Aelia Zenonis(d. 476/477) was the Empress consort of Basiliscus of the Eastern Roman Empire. Background The ancestry of Zenonis is unknown. She was married to Basiliscus, brother of Verina. Her sister in law was Empress consort to Leo I and… …   Wikipedia

  • Byzantine Empire — the Eastern Roman Empire after the fall of the Western Empire in A.D. 476. Cap.: Constantinople. * * * Empire, southeastern and southern Europe and western Asia. It began as the city of Byzantium, which had grown from an ancient Greek colony… …   Universalium

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