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From: Jon Meltzer< >
Subject: Re: LEO VI- Emperor of Byzantium
Date: Sun, 15 Aug 1999 11:10:32 GMT
On Sat, 14 Aug 1999 00:31:20 -0400, "John Yohalem"
>Well, this one is off, because the Theophano who married Otto II was NOT the
>daughter of Emperor Romanos II but one Theophano Sklerena, belonging to a
>noble family distantly connected to Romanos's successor and brother-in-law,
>John I Tzimiskes. I believe her father's name was Bardas Skleros, but I
>could be wrong....
Partially right. Theophano's parentage is unknown; the Skleros descent
is a hypothesis.
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