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Francis Dvornik (Chomýž, 14 August 1893 – Chomýž, 4 November 1975), in Czech František Dvorník, was a priest and academic, and one of the leading twentieth-century experts on Slavic and Byzantine history, and on relations between the churches of Rome and Constantinople.
Chomýž is a village and municipality (obec) in Kroměříž District in the Zlín Region of the Czech Republic.
Dvornik taught at Charles University in Prague, the Collège de France, and Harvard University.
The Collège de France, founded in 1530, is a higher education and research establishment in France. It is located in Paris, in the 5th arrondissement, or Latin Quarter, across the street from the historical campus of La Sorbonne.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with about 6,700 undergraduate students and about 15,250 postgraduate students. Established in 1636 and named for its first benefactor, clergyman John Harvard, Harvard is the United States' oldest institution of higher learning, and its history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the world's most prestigious universities.
Arguably Dvornik's greatest contribution to research lay in rehabilitation, from a Catholic standpoint, of the Byzantine patriarch and writer, Photius.[ citation needed ]
In 1956 Harvard University Press published a collection of Essays Dedicated to F. Dvornik on the Occasion of his 60th Birthday (Harvard Slavic studies no. 2).
In Italian : "Gli Slavi nella storia e nella civiltà europea", 2v., Bari,edizioni Dedalo, 1968.
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Pope Stephen V was Pope from September 885 to his death in 891. He succeeded Pope Adrian III, and was in turn succeeded by Pope Formosus. In his dealings with Constantinople in the matter of Photius, as also in his relations with the young Slavic Orthodox church, he pursued the policy of Pope Nicholas I.
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John Meyendorff was a leading theologian of the Orthodox Church of America as well as a writer and teacher. He served as the dean of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in the United States until June 30, 1992.
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Alexander Alexandrovich Vasiliev was considered the foremost authority on Byzantine history and culture in the mid-20th century. His History of the Byzantine Empire remains one of a few comprehensive accounts of the entire Byzantine history, on the par with those authored by Edward Gibbon and Fyodor Uspensky.
Constantin Zuckerman is a French historian and Professor of Byzantine studies at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes in Paris.
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The Christianization of the Rus' people is supposed to have begun in the 860s and was the first stage in the process of Christianization of the East Slavs which continued well into the 11th century. Despite its historical and cultural significance, records detailing the event are frustratingly hard to come by, and it seems to have been forgotten by the time of Vladimir's Baptism of Kiev in the 980s.
Christian Settipani is a French genealogist, historian and IT professional, currently working as the Technical Director of a company in Paris.
Karbeas, also Karbaias (Καρβαίας), was a Paulician leader, who, following the anti-Paulician pogroms in 843, abandoned his service in the Byzantine army and went over to the Arabs. With the aid of the emir of Melitene, Umar al-Aqta, he founded the Paulician principality of Tephrike, which he ruled until his death in 863. During this period he participated alongside Umar in several raids against the Byzantine Empire.
Božidar Ferjančić was a Serbian historian, a specialist in medieval Serbian history and the later Byzantine empire. He was member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts.
The Theme of the Aegean Sea was a Byzantine province in the northern Aegean Sea, established in the mid-9th century. As one of the Byzantine Empire's three dedicated naval themes, it served chiefly to provide ships and troops for the Byzantine navy, but also served as a civil administrative circumscription.
Asia Minor Slavs refers to the historical South Slav communities relocated to Anatolia by the Byzantine Empire, from the Balkans. After Maurice's Balkan campaigns, and subsequent subduing of Slavs in the Balkans during the 7th and 8th centuries, large communities were forcefully relocated to Asia Minor as military, fighting the Umayyad Caliphate.
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Małgorzata Dąbrowska is a Polish historian, Byzantinist, dean of the History Department at the University of Łódź. She specializes in Byzantine studies - Byzantium and the West in 13th-15th centuries, mixed marriages in the Imperial family of Palaiologoi, rivalry between Palaiologoi and Kantakouzenoi families, Empire of Trebizond and the Pontos, Relationship between Kingdom of Poland and Byzantium as well as Polish contemporary history. Representing Polish Committee of Byzantine Studies: 18th International Congress of Byzantine Studies, Moscow (1991), 19th International Congress of Byzantine Studies, Copenhagen (1996), 20th International Congress of Byzantine Studies, Paris (2001), 21st International Congress of Byzantine Studies, London (2006).
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