Zoe Karbonopsina of Byzantium
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Leon VI Filosofus of Byzantium

Zoe Karbonopsina of Byzantium

  • Marriage: Leon VI Filosofus of Byzantium
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Unmarried: Leon VI Filosofus of Byzantium in 894
General Notes:
She was living in 912. Zo var keiser Leo VI's elskerinne. Etter hennes snns, Konstantin VII's tronbestigelse som bysantisk keiser i 912, regjerte hun en tid i hans navn.
Research Notes:
Zoe Karvounopsina (Coal-Eyes) was fourth wife of the Byzantine Emperor Leo VI and mother of Constantine VII (born 905). 905: bore son (later Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus) ?: married Emperor Leo VI the 'Wise', causing rift with Church. 914: seized control of government from Patriarch Nicholas Mysticus and cancelled agreement with Bulgars. 917 sent ambassador to the Pechenegs, urging attack on Bulgars. ?920: overthrown by Romanus I Lecapenus, became a nun. <../Sources.htm>
Noted events in her life were:
• She was an Empress.
Zo had a child with Leon VI Filosofus of Byzantium in 894. (Leon VI Filosofus of Byzantium was born on 19 Sep 866 and died on 11 May 912.)


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Zoe married Leon VI Filosofus of Byzantium. (Leon VI Filosofus of Byzantium was born on 19 Sep 866 and died on 11 May 912.)



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