2 edition of Persian war of the Emperor Maurice (582-602) found in the catalog.
Persian war of the Emperor Maurice (582-602)
Martin Joseph Higgins
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Persian diplomats could claim that the two empires were the “two lamps of the world”; and “as with (two) eyes, each one should be adorned by the brightness of the other.” Later in the sixth century, the emperor Maurice even intervened during a civil war in Persia to restore Khusro II to the throne. The Byzantine–Sasanian War of – was a war fought between the Sasanian Empire of Persia and the Eastern Roman Empire, termed by modern historians as the Byzantine was triggered by pro-Byzantine revolts in areas of the Caucasus under Persian hegemony, although other events contributed to its outbreak.
William Shepherd rejoins us on the blog and introduces his latest book, The Persian War in Herodotus and Other Ancient Voices. The Persian War is the name generally given to the first two decades of the period of conflict between the Greeks and the Persians that began in BC and ended around Despite the end of the Persian war, Emperor Maurice soon faced a fiscal crisis. In he sought to cut the army's wages by 25 percent, which led to several mutinies on the Persian front. He also refused ransom for s Byzantine soldiers in , which caused the Sassanids to slaughter them all. Prelude to the Battle.
Emperor Maurice (ruled B.C.) has been called the last of the Roman emperors and the first of the Byzantine. Indeed, his activities and efforts as sovereign were equally divided between what had been the western and the eastern halves of the Roman Empire. Procopius of Caesarea was born in approximately He is generally considered to be the last major historian of the ancient world. His works have given us a unique and intimate account both of the Roman Military and its Emperor Justinian. A nati.
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The Persian War of the Emperor Maurice (), by Martin J. Higgins. This classic work (a chronology of the period, with a brief history of the Persian calendar) is Reverend Higgins' doctoral dissertation, published by the Catholic University of America Press (Washington, D.C., ), in 91 pdf pages.
Author Name Higgins, Martin J. Title THE PERSIAN WAR OF THE EMPEROR MAURICE () Part I. the Chronology, with a Brief History of the Persian Calendar Book Condition Near Fine Publisher Washington Catholic University of America Press The History of Theophylact Simocatta, the last historian of classical antiquity, is recognized to be the primary source for information about the reign of the emperor Maurice ().
Yet the idiosyncracies of Theophylact's style have often deterred serious analysis of this important period. Through close examination of Theophylact's narrative and collation with other/5.
Maurice (Latin: Flavius Mauricius Tiberius Augustus; Greek: Φλάβιος Μαυρίκιος Τιβέριος Αὔγουστος) ( – 27 November ) was Byzantine Emperor from to A prominent general in his youth, Maurice fought with success against the Sassanid Persians.
Once he became Emperor, he brought the war with Persia to a victorious conclusion: expanding the eastern. During the Persian-Byzantine war ofHormizd II in the winter of sent the East-Syrian (Nestorian) Katholikos to Mauricius.
He gave the emperor a creed, which he in turn had had checked out by the Patriarch, who characterized it as orthodox and without error, and thus they were able to celebrate the Eucharist together.
On Aug. 5,he was made emperor and betrothed to Tiberius’ daughter Constantina. He was crowned on Aug the day preceding Tiberius’ death. In the East, Maurice led his armies against Persia, reaching a satisfactory peace settlement after helping Khosrow II gain the Persian throne.
History of the Wars, Books I and II: The Persian War (Dodo Press): Paperback – Decem The writings of Procopius are the primary source of information for the rule of the Roman emperor Justinian. He was the author of a history in eight books of the wars fought by Justinian I, a panegyric on Justinian's public works 5/5(1).
During the reign of Maurice, the war against Persia was prioritized and won during the first decade, while the Balkan frontier was breached and the hinterland devastated.
It is only once the first war had been won that the bulk of the forces were moved to the Balkan frontier in an effort to restore.4/5. Early life Origins. Heraclius was the eldest son of Heraclius the Elder and Epiphania, of a family of possible Armenian origin from Cappadocia, with speculative Arsacid descent.
Beyond that, there is little specific information known about his ancestry. His father was a key general during Emperor Maurice's war with Bahram Chobin, usurper of the Sasanian Empire, during Father: Heraclius the Elder.
Maurice came to the throne during a war with Persia, but in Persian King Hormizd IV was killed in an internal rebellion, and his heir, Chosroes II, sought.
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Theophylact Simocatta, the last historian of classical antiquity, has in the past deterred investigators by the idiosyncrasies of his style. Through examination of Theophylact's narrative, and collation with other available evidence, Dr Whitby has unpicked the obscurities, biases, and errors to clear the way for a more accurate appreciation of the events of the reign of Emperor Maurice ( Try the new Google Books.
Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Reign of Tiberius The Emperor Maurice The Persian War. The Historians' History of the World. Saint, soldier and student of war. Emperor Maurice is drawn from Chapter Five, beginning on pageof Volume Five, The Sword of Islam of the twelve-volume historical series The Christians: Their First Two Thousand you would like to order this book please visit Confronting Persians and Avars simultaneously, Emperor Maurice balanced demands on both fronts with holding actions, penetration raids, and bribery.
InPersia erupted in civil war, and. Maurice (Latin language: Flavius Mauricius Tiberius Augustus; Greek: Φλάβιος Μαυρίκιος Τιβέριος Αὔγουστος) ( – 27 November ) was Byzantine Emperor from to A prominent general in his youth, Maurice fought with success against the Sassanid Persians.
Once he became Emperor, he brought the war with Persia to a victorious conclusion: the Empire's Born: Arabissus, Cappadocia. Theophylact Simocatta, the last historian of classical antiquity, has in the past deterred investigators by the idiosyncrasies of his style.
Through examination of Theophylact's narrative, and collation with other available evidence, Dr Whitby has unpicked the obscurities, biases, and errors to clear the way for a more accurate appreciation of the events of the reign of Emperor Maurice ()/5(4).
History of three wars from the reign of Justinian, Byzantine emperor -- The Persian War, The Vandalic War, and The Gothic War. According to Wikipedia: "Procopius of Caesarea (Latin: Procopius Caesarensis, c.
AD – c. AD ) was a prominent Byzantine scholar from : Procopius. MAURICE (Mauricius Flavius Tiberius) (c. –), East Roman emperor from towas of Roman descent, but a native of Arabissus in Cappadocia.
He spent his youth at the court of Justin II., and, having joined the army, fought with distinction in the Persian War (–). At the age of forty-three he was declared Caesar by the dying emperor Tiberius II., who bestowed upon him the.
Procopius of Caesarea was born in approximately He is generally considered to be the last major historian of the ancient world.
His works have given us a unique and intimate account both of the Roman Military and its Emperor Justinian. A native of Caesarea in Palaestina Prima little else is Author: Procopius.
The Successors of Justinian Item Preview Campaigns on the Danube; Phocas Emperor--Character of Maurice; Persian War; Revolt of Africa--Heraclius Emperor; Persian War--Capture of Jerusalem; The Avar Surprise; Invasion of Persia; Siege of Constantinople; Battle of Nineveh--March on Ctesiphon; Peace with Persia; Character of Heraclius.[The mortally ill Tiberius in recognized Maurice, his commander in the Persian War, as his successor and crowned him emperor on Aug one day before his own death.] Maurice (Latin: Flavius Mauricius Tiberius Augustus; Greek: Φλάβιος Μαυρίκιος Τιβέριος Αὔγουστος) ( – 27 November ) was Byzantine.
Maurice became Emperor in and continued the war as well as reforms in the Roman army. For example, Maurice re-introduced the Roman custom of entrenching the army camps.
During the mids the war continued inconclusively through raids and counter-raids, punctuated by abortive peace talks; the one significant clash was a Roman victory at.