Information about Artavasdos of the Eastern Roman Empire

Artavasdos of the Eastern Roman Empire ((unknown) - 743)

Artavasdos or Artabasdos (Greek: Ἀρταύασδος or Ἀρτάβασδος, from Armenian: Արտավազդ, Artavazd, Ardavazt), Latinized as Artabasdus, was a Byzantine general of Armenian descent who seized the throne from June 741 or 742 until November 743. His reign constitutes a usurpation against Constantine V, who had retained control of several themes in Asia Minor.

Artavasdos of the Eastern Roman Empire reigned in...
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Ἀρταύασδος (Artavasdos), usurper Flag of Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantine Empire) Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantine Empire) June 741 November 743
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