By Wayne G. Sayles
The Romaioi, Greek voters of the Roman East, stood squarely within the direction of Islamic enlargement and kept Europe from being overrun through strong tribes from the simple. Their coinage finds a society with powerful spiritual undercurrents and divergent philosophies, yet laid low with political and monetary crises.
&break;&break;Ancient Coin accumulating V: The Romaion/Byzantine Culture explores the historical past and paintings of a tradition that survived for almost 1,000 years. during the undying list of cash you will research what occurred after the autumn of Rome, witness the sacking of Constantinople via marauding Crusaders, and event the empire's final days less than Constantine XI.
&break;&break;This quantity is the best advent to the attention-grabbing pastime of amassing historic cash. writer Wayne G. Sayles entertains, educates and conjures up starting and professional creditors alike, drawing on greater than 30 years of expertise in learning and amassing cash from antiquity. certain gains include:
- &break;&break;More than three hundred images, together with an illustrated consultant 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 entire index, bibliography and glossary
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BIBLIO GRAPHY Grierson, P. "A semissis of Mezezius (668-9)", Numismatic Chronicle, 1986, pp. 231 -232. Byzantine Coins, Berkeley, 1982, p. 139. Ostrogorsky, George. History of the Byzan tine S tate, Rutgers, 1957, p. 123, + fn. Sear, David R. Byzan tine Coins and Their Values, London, 1 987, p. 230. _. il� ""On CONStANtiNlJ S PP Alf G Constantine IV was eighteen years old when his father was mur dered in Sicily. He inherited the throne and associated his younger brothers Heraclius and Tiberius with him as eo-emperors.
He was crowned eo-emperor in AD 578 just nine days before the death of Justin 11 and succeeded his benefactor without opposition. It was rumored that Sophia had designs of marrying the young Tiberius, but he was wed secretly to an unassuming matron from Daph Tiberius II Constantine nudium, and arranged to have her AD 578-582, AE 40 nummi brought to Constantinople upon his Cyzicus mint accession. She was renamed Anas tasia in a rite at the church of Hagia Sophia, but did not take an active MINTS role in state affairs like some of the Rome Cyzicus other empresses of her time.
BIBLIO GRAPHY Bellinger, A "Silver with the name of Justin", ANSMN 12, 1966, pp. 96-8. Ulrich-Bansa, 0. "Note su alcune rare monete di rame dell'imperatore Giustino 11 (565-578)", Numismatica, 2, 1936, pp. 75-84. Oman, C. D. 578: a Reattribution", Numismatic Chronicle, 1 942, pp. 1 04-5,. ·� "'' ffi Tlb CONSTANT PP AVI Tiberius 11 Constantine rose through the military and was el evated to the rank of Caesar in AD 574. He was crowned eo-emperor in AD 578 just nine days before the death of Justin 11 and succeeded his benefactor without opposition.
Ancient coin collecting V: the Romaion-Byzantine culture by Wayne G. Sayles