Romanus II

Romanus II,

939–63, Byzantine emperor (959–63), son and successor of Constantine VII. A profligate, he came under the domination of his second wife, Theophano. She, along with the eunuch Joseph Bringus, ruled the empire. His reign was marked by the brilliant victories of Nicephorus Phocas over the Arabs.
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The second covers the reign of Basil I (867-886), and the third begins with Leo VI (886-912) and continues to Romanus II (959-963), in whose reign the text breaks off in AD 961 with the loss of a final folio at the end of the manuscript.
Chinyere OE, Romanus II, Collins ON, Okorol N, Anthonia OE.