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Herakleios

(c. 575—641)


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(Ἡράκλειος), emperor (from 5 Oct. 610); son of the exarch of Carthage; born ca.575, died Constantinople Feb. 641. Herakleios seized power when he arrived with an African fleet to overthrow the “tyrannical” Phokas (G.

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


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