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ʿAbd al-Malik

(685—705)

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Cyprus

Overview page. Subjects: History.

A bitterly divided island that has rejected an opportunity for reunification

The island of Cyprus has two main mountain ranges. The Kyrenian Mountains extend along the northern...

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John Patrikios

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Appointed by Emp. Leontios in 697 to lead a naval expedition against the Arabs in North Africa.

John recaptured Carthage and several surrounding towns, but in 698 ʿAbd al-Malik...

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Justinian II

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Emperor (685–95 and 705–11); born Constantinople ca.668, died Damatrys 7 Nov. 711 (Grierson, “Tombs and Obits” 51).

He was son of Constantine V and Anastasia; an improbable...

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Mardaites

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(Μαρδαΐται), a people inhabiting the Amanus mountains and the Taurus region in the 7th C.; called Jarājima in Arabic sources (M. Moosa, Speculum 44 [1969] 597–608). The origins and ethnic...

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Tiberios II

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Emperor (698–705); baptismal name Apsimar; died Constantinople 15 Feb. (?) 706.

He is not to be confused with Tiberios I, who is sometimes called Tiberios II. A noble of Gothic ...

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