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Praxagoras Of Athens
Praxagoras of Athens
Athens
was a pagan historian in the early 4th century AD. He was born in Athens
Athens
and wrote three historical works, which are all lost: a history of the Kings of Athens, a history of Alexander the Great, and a panegyric biography of the emperor Constantine. A few fragments of the biography of Constantine are preserved in the Bibliotheca of Photius (cod. 62). Dindorf's 1870 Minor Greek Historians Praxagoras' fragments start on page 438. Bibliography[edit]Andrea Basile: Propaganda costantiniana e cultura ellenica in Prassagora di Atene, dissert. Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano 1990/91. Pawel Janiszewski: The Missing Link
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Pagan
Paganism
Paganism
is a term first used in the fourth century by early Christianity
Christianity
for populations of the
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Athens
Athens
Athens
(/ˈæθɪnz/;[3] Greek: Αθήνα, Athína [aˈθina], Ancient Greek: Ἀθῆναι, Athênai [a.tʰɛ̂ː.nai̯]) is the capital and largest city of Greece
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List Of Kings Of Athens
Before the Athenian democracy, the tyrants, and the Archons, the city-state of Athens
Athens
was ruled by kings. Most of these are probably mythical or only semi-historical.Contents1 Earliest kings 2 Erechtheid dynasty 3 Melanthid dynasty 4 Notes 5 ReferencesEarliest kings[edit] These three kings were supposed to have ruled before the flood of Deucalion.King CommentsPeriphas Turned into an eagle by ZeusOgyges[1][2] King of the Ectenes[3] who were the earliest inhabitants of BoeotiaActaeus Father of Agraulus, and father-in-law to CecropsErechtheid dynasty[edit] The early Athenian tradition, followed by the 3rd century BC Parian Chronicle, made Cecrops, a mythical half-man half-serpent, the first king of Athens.[4] The dates for the following kings were conjectured centuries later, by historians of the Hellenistic era
Hellenistic era
who tried to backdate events by cross-referencing earlier sources such as the Parian Chronicle
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Alexander The Great
Alexander
Alexander
III of Macedon
Macedon
(Greek: Αλέξανδρος Γʹ ὁ Μακεδών; 20/21 July 356 BC – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander
Alexander
the Great (Ancient Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μέγας, romanized: Aléxandros ho Mégas), was a king (basileus) of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon[a] and a member of the Argead
Argead
dynasty. He was born in Pella
Pella
in 356 BC and succeeded his father Philip II to the throne at the age of 20
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Photios I Of Constantinople
Photios I (Greek: Φώτιος Phōtios), (c. 810/820 – 6 February 893), [a] also spelled Photius[3] (/ˈfoʊʃəs/) or Fotios, was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
Constantinople
from 858 to 867 and from 877 to 886;[4] He is recognized in the Eastern Orthodox Church
Eastern Orthodox Church
as St. Photios the Great. Photios is widely regarded as the most powerful and influential church leader of Constantinople
Constantinople
subsequent to John Chrysostom's archbishopric around the turn of the fifth century
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Special
Special
Special
or the specials or variation, may refer to:.mw-parser-output .tocright float:right;clear:right;width:auto;background:none;padding:.5em 0 .8em 1.4em;margin-bottom:.5em .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-left clear:left .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-both clear:both .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-none clear:none Contents1 Policing 2 Literature 3 Film and television 4 Music4.1 Albums 4.2 Songs5 Computing 6 Other uses 7 See alsoPolicing[edit] Specials, Ulster
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Constantine The Great
Constantine the Great
Constantine the Great
(Latin: Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus Augustus;[2] Greek: Κωνσταντῖνος ὁ Μέγας; 27 February c. 272 AD[1] – 22 May 337 AD), also known as Constantine I or Saint Constantine, in the Orthodox Church
Orthodox Church
as Saint Constantine the Great, Equal-to-the-Apostles,[3] was a Roman Emperor of Illyrian and Greek origin from 306 to 337 AD. He was the son of Flavius Valerius Constantius, a Roman Army
Roman Army
officer, and his consort Helena. His father became Caesar, the deputy emperor in the west, in 293 AD. Constantine was sent east, where he rose through the ranks to become a military tribune under Emperors Diocletian
Diocletian
and Galerius
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Praxagoras Of Athens
Praxagoras of Athens
Athens
was a pagan historian in the early 4th century AD. He was born in Athens
Athens
and wrote three historical works, which are all lost: a history of the Kings of Athens, a history of Alexander the Great, and a panegyric biography of the emperor Constantine. A few fragments of the biography of Constantine are preserved in the Bibliotheca of Photius (cod. 62). Dindorf's 1870 Minor Greek Historians Praxagoras' fragments start on page 438. Bibliography[edit]Andrea Basile: Propaganda costantiniana e cultura ellenica in Prassagora di Atene, dissert. Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano 1990/91. Pawel Janiszewski: The Missing Link
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