Michael III Crowns Basil Co-emperor

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Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 15 November 2017
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A 13th century CE illustration showing Byzantine emperor Michael III (r. 842-867 CE) crowning his great friend and political ally Basil the Macedonian co-emperor. The latter would take the crown himself in 867 CE as Basil I. (Madrid Sklitzes, National Library, Madrid)

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Artist, U. (2017, November 15). Michael III Crowns Basil Co-emperor. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7626/michael-iii-crowns-basil-co-emperor/

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Artist, Unknown. "Michael III Crowns Basil Co-emperor." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 15, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7626/michael-iii-crowns-basil-co-emperor/.

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Artist, Unknown. "Michael III Crowns Basil Co-emperor." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 15 Nov 2017. Web. 21 Jun 2021.