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James Blake Wiener
published on 13 November 2017

This ivory plaque fragment shows Emperor Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus of Byzantium (r. 913-959 CE) being crowned by Jesus Christ. It was carved in royal workshops of Constantinople around 954 CE. (Pushkin Museum, Moscow)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 13). Constantine VII & Christ. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Wiener, James B. "Constantine VII & Christ." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 13, 2017.

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Wiener, James B. "Constantine VII & Christ." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 13 Nov 2017. Web. 19 Apr 2019.

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