Person:Zeno (emperor) (1)

Zeno , Emperor
b.abt 425
d.9 Apr 491
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Name Zeno , Emperor
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt 425
Death[1] 9 Apr 491
Reference Number? Q183452?

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Zeno the Isaurian (; ; ; c. 425 – 9 April 491), originally named Tarasicodissa Rousombladadiotes , was Byzantine Emperor from 474 to 475 and again from 476 to 491. Domestic revolts and religious dissension plagued his reign, which nevertheless succeeded to some extent in foreign issues. His reign saw the end of the Western Roman Empire under Julius Nepos, but he contributed much to stabilizing the eastern Empire.

In ecclesiastical history, Zeno is associated with the Henotikon or "instrument of union", promulgated by him and signed by all the Eastern bishops, with the design of solving the monophysite controversy.

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