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950 CE 960 CE 970 CE 980 CE 990 CE 1000 CE 1010 CE 1020 CE  
 
958 CE: Byzantine emperor Basil II is born.
 
 
976 CE - 1025 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Basil II.
 
985 CE: Byzantine emperor Basil II exiles Basil Lecapenus, the influential court chamberlain.
 
 
986 CE: Byzantine emperor Basil II suffers a terrible defeat to Samuel the Bulgar at Trajan's Gate.
 
 
987 CE - 989 CE: Byzantine emperor Basil II defeats the usurpers Bardas Skleros and Bardas Phokas.
 
988 CE: Byzantine emperor Basil II uses a force of Varangians for the first time.
 
 
995 CE: Byzantine emperor Basil II wins victories in Syria against the Fatimids.
 
 
997 CE: Byzantine emperor Basil II reconquers Greece from Samuel the Bulgar.
 
 
1014 CE: Byzantine emperor Basil II wins final victory against Samuel the Bulgar at Kleidion.
 
 
1021 CE - 1022 CE: Byzantine emperor Basil II wins victories in Armenia and Georgia.
 
 
1025 CE: Byzantine emperor Basil II dies and his plans to invade Sicily are abandoned.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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