Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Murphysboro Centuries, 10th secular

Romanus Lecapenus, 919-944
- was personally so devout that he wanted to be a monk - his reign marks the beginning of the height of “Caesaropapism,” (having the emperor also as the head of the church, and the church treated as a department of government - the Bulgarians and Muslim pirates were both eliminated

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