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Strategikon of Kekaumenos The Strategikon of Kekaumenos (Greek: Στρατηγικὸν τοῦ Κεκαυμένου, Latin: Cecaumeni Strategicon) is a late 11th century. Kekaumenos, Consilia et Narrationes The Kekaumenos family; 3. . Lemerle suggest that it was he who entitled our text ‘Strategikon’ (Prolégomènes 9). of a rural aristocrat known as the Strategikon of Kekaumenos. Written ca. Savvides, A. “The Byzantine Family of Kekaumenos (late 10th early 12th Cent.).

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Volume 74 Issue 1 Janpp. His srrategikon brother, Peter II, took the city from the Byzantines in and, taking advantage of Geoffrey’s absence, took control of the patrimony. Bulgaria emerged as Byzantium’s chief antagonist to its north, resulting in several wars.

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It would appear quite likely that a foreign commander of this sort, forced to retreat to Byzantine territory, sfrategikon seek to strengthen his position by allying himself to a powerful local family, and marrying his daughter to the son of a more hellenised Armenian family, the Kekaumenoi.

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Over archaeological sites dating to the period are known, including fortified ones. Volume 51 Issue 1 Janstrahegikon. After that are two further pieces: Biography Depiction of the siege of Messina, defended by Kekaumenos, from the Madrid Skylitzes Katakalon Kekaumenos was stratgeikon in Koloneia, and although apparently a member of the noble Katakalon family, according to John Skylitzes he was not of aristocratic origin. This skeleton of kekaumebos career can be filled out a little more. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations.

He was later captured in an ambush, and sent as a prisoner to Constantinople Especially in Greece, Aromanian identity is perceived as a cultural heritage and not as an ethnic identity. Strategicon disambiguation topic Strategicon may refer to: Volume 57 Issue 1 Janpp.



But if we assume that the toparch was K. Although his Consilia deal with a whole spectrum of activities, it is clear that K is more interested in some than in others. When he was fifteen years old, inHarald fought in the Battle of Stiklestad together with his half-brother Olaf Haraldsson later Saint Olaf.

A large corpus of Byzantine military literature survives, characteristically Byzantine manuals were first produced in the sixth century. The Roman spatha was used in war and in gladiatorial fights. See all formats and pricing Online. The author is concerned to clarify procedures for the deployment and tactics of cavalry. The Consilia contain a few echoes of material found in this MS. The Italian-speaking region south of the South Tyrol, now Trentino in Italy, was known as Welschtirol in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, a Byzantine chronicle of an incursion against the Avars in the eastern Balkans may have one of the earliest references to Vlachs.

Kekaumenos – Wikipedia

While they show a varying degree of understanding of the text, there is one point of interest. In the 7th century the Avar-Slav alliance began to raid the Byzantine Empire, laying siege to Thessalonica, relations between the Slavs and Greeks were probably peaceful apart from the initial settlement and intermittent uprisings.

Volume 48 Issue 1 Janpp. In the 13th century, the Asen royal family were the founders and rulers of the Vlach-Bulgarian kingdom, in an army of Romans, Transylvanian Saxons, and Pechenegs, led by Ioachim of Sibiu, attacked sstrategikon Bulgars and Cumans from Vidin. Spatha topic Roman era reenactor holding a replica late Roman spatha The spatha was a type of straight and long sword, measuring between 0.


Strategikon – Wikipedia

This inscription therefore should not be connected with our author’s family. This Byzantine Empire -related article is a stub. Volume 22 Issue 1 Janpp. For the late 6th century manual, see Strategikon of Maurice. Although the war was provoked by the Byzantine emperor Alexander’s decision to discontinue paying an annual tribute to Bulgaria, the military and ideological initiative was held by Simeon I of Bulgaria, who demanded to be recognized as Tsar and made it clear that he aimed to conquer not only Constantinople but the rest of the Byzantine Empire, as well.

The text had already lost, not only some preceding material, but also, according to the author of the Prologue, material in the body of the text. Volume 21 Issue 1 Janpp.

Occasionally, a book may appear without a printed ISBN if it is printed privately or the author does not follow the usual ISBN procedure, however, this can be rectified later. The re-establishment of a permanently maintained fleet and the introduction of the dromon galley kekkaumenos the same period also marks the point when the Byzantine navy began departing from strategiko late Roman roots and developing its own characteristic identity.

Despite the eventual recovery of Constantinople inthe Byzantine Empire remained only one of several small states in the area for the final two centuries of its existence.