Eastern Emperor Leo

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Emperor Ninmyō
... Emperor Ninmyō (仁明天皇, Ninmyō-tennō?, 27 September 808 – 6 May 850) was the 54th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession ...
Justin I - Emperor
... in the city and making gifts of money, Justin was able to secure election as emperor in 518 ... of the Acacian Schism between the eastern and western branches of the Christian church ... This temporary eastern deferral to the western church did not endure ...
Emperor Ninmyō - Traditional Narrative
... Ninmyō was the second son of Emperor Saga and the Empress Tachibana no Kachiko ... Ninmyō had nine Empresses, Imperial consorts, and concubines (kōi) and the emperor had 24 Imperial sons and daughters ... Emperor Ninmyō is traditionally venerated at his tomb the Imperial Household Agency designates Fukakusa no Misasagi (深草陵?, Fukakusa Imperial Mausoleum), in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, as the ...
Ricimer - Magister Militum - Anthemius (467-472)
... Geiseric supported Olybrius' candidacy for appointment as Emperor ... To put Leo under pressure, the Vandals extended their attacks on Sicily and Italy to the territories of the Eastern Empire, sacking and enslaving people living in Illyricum, the Peloponnese and ... Faced with increased Vandal raiding, in 467 Leo named the Commanding General of the Illyrian Army Anthemius as Western Emperor ...
Basil II - Birth and Childhood
... Basil was the son of Emperor Romanos II and Empress Theophano, whose maternal family was of Laconian Greek origin originating in the Peloponnesian region of Laconia, possibly from the city of Sparta ... Indeed the biological father of Leo VI the Wise (Basil IIs great-grandfather) was possibly not Basil I, but Michael III ... Because he and his brother, the future Emperor Constantine VIII (ruled 1025–1028), were too young to reign in their own right, Basil's mother Theophano married one of Romanos' leading generals, who ...

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    It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
    Mae West, U.S. actor, screenwriter, and Leo McCarey. Ruby Carter (Mae West)

    See how from far upon the eastern road
    The star-led Wizards haste with odours sweet . . .
    John Milton (1608–1674)

    Man you ought to see his plans for allsteel buildins. He’s got an idea the skyscraper of the future’ll be built of steel and glass. We’ve been experimenting with vitrous tile recently... crist-amighty some of his plans would knock you out... He’s got a great sayin about some Roman emperor who found Rome of brick and left it of marble. Well he says he’s found New York of brick an that he’s goin to leave it of steel... steel an glass.
    John Dos Passos (1896–1970)