Basil II (Porphyrogennetos) Byzantium

Basil (Porphyrogennetos) Byzantium (0958 - 1025)

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Basil (Basil II) "the Bulgar-slayer" Byzantium formerly Porphyrogennetos aka Byzantine Emperor
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Profile last modified | Created 20 Oct 2013
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Basil II was born in 0958. He was the son of Romanos II Porphyrogennetos and Anastaso renamed Theophano Unknown. He passed away in 1025. [1]

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  1. Entered by Jacques Charles Pictet, Sunday, October 20, 2013.


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Emperor Basil II of Byzantium
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