Orphanotrophos

   See JOHN THE ORPHANOTROPHOS; PHILANTHROPY.

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  • Orphanotrophos — Johannes Orphanotrophos war ein im , der unter den Kaisern (regierte 1025 1028) und (regierte 1028 1034) zum Minister aufgestiegen war. Er führte seinen Bruder Michael (genannt der Paphlagonier) als Kammerherrn bei der Kaiserin , der Tochter… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Johannes Orphanotrophos — war ein Eunuch im byzantinischen Reich, der unter den Kaisern Konstantin VIII. (regierte 1025 1028) und Romanos III. (regierte 1028 1034) zum Minister aufgestiegen war. Er führte seinen Bruder Michael (genannt der Paphlagonier) als Kammerherrn… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John the Orphanotrophos —    Eunuch (q.v.) who successfully conspired to help his brother, who became Michael IV (q.v.), gain the throne. He used his position as orphanotrophos, i.e., director of imperial orphanages, to gain even greater power during the reign of Romanos… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Constantine Dalassenos (duke of Antioch) — For other people named Constantine Dalassenos, see Constantine Dalassenos. Constantine Dalassenos (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Δαλασσηνός) was a prominent Byzantine aristocrat and general of the first half of the 11th century. An experienced as well as… …   Wikipedia

  • Liste der Biografien/Or — Biografien: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Michael V. — Histamenon Michaels V. Michael V. Kalaphates (griechisch Μιχαὴλ Καλαφάτης ‚der Abdichter‘; † 24. August 1042) war der Neffe und Nachfolger des byzantinischen Kaisers Michael IV. un …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Eunuchs —    Castrated males. In Byzantium (q.v.), from the reign of Constantius II (q.v.), they traditionally held high positions in the state civil and military administration and within the church. In theory, they were without family and totally… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Michael IV Paphlagon —    Emperor (q.v.) from 1034 1041. He gained access to the court through the influence of his brother John the Orphanotrophos and the empress Zoe (qq.v.), Michael s lover and murderer of Romanos III (q.v.). The influence of John the Orphanotrophos …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Patriarch Acacius of Constantinople — Acacius (died 489) was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 471 to 489. Acacius was practically the first prelate throughout the Eastern Orthodoxy and renowned for ambitious participation in the Monophysitism controversy. Acacius… …   Wikipedia

  • John the Eunuch — John the Eunuch, also known as the Orphanotrophos ( caretaker of orphans ), was the chief court eunuch during the reign of the Byzantine Emperor Romanus III (1028 1034). Being unable to father one himself, he sought to found a dynasty for his… …   Wikipedia

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