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by PRINCE WILLIAM
Fri Oct 22, 2021 6:12 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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(I just gave some additional info!) 962 ADA Byzantine expeditionary force under General Nikephoros Phokas invades northern Syria and sacks Aleppo, capital of the Hamdanid emir Sayf al-Dawla. 963 AD Emperor Romanos II dies at age 25, probably of poison administered by his wife, Empress Theophano. He ...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Fri Oct 22, 2021 12:48 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1052
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955 AD On November 23, King Eadred dies childless after a 9-year reign at Frome. He is succeeded by his 15-year-old nephew, Eadwig, as King of England. 956 AD Emperor Constantine VII appoints Nikephoros Phokas as commander of the Byzantine field army (Domestic of the Schools) in the East. He gives h...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Oct 16, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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951 ΑD Birth of Vasilios the Second, the emperor of the Byzantine Empire that stayed on the throne for the longest period (almost 50 years).
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Oct 16, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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Views: 83121

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Welcome back!

948 AD Hamdanid forces under Sayf al-Dawla raid into Asia Minor. The Byzantines respond with reprisals led by Leo Phokas the Younger, taking captives and razing the walls of Hadath.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Fri Oct 15, 2021 11:00 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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942 AD On December 17, William I, Duke of Normandy, is ambushed and assassinated by supporters of Arnulf I, Count of Flanders, while the two are at a peace conference (a man to trust Arnulf!), at Picquigny to settle their differences. 943 AD King Edmund I ravages Strathclyde and defeats the Scottish...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Sep 25, 2021 12:29 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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927 ΑD King Æthelstan of Wessex claims is crowned as the first king of England ending the period of Saxonic Heptarchy. 928 AD Tryphon succeeds Stephen II as the patriarch of Constantinople, he is venerated as a saint of the East Orthodox Church. 929 AD Emir Abd-al-Rahman III of Córdoba proclaims him...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun Sep 19, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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917 AD Bulgarian Czar Simeon defeats the Byzantines and threatens Constantinople. At the same time, he puts a prince of his choosing to the Serbian throne making Serbia a puppet state. 918 AD King Conrad I, injured at one of his battles with Arnulf I the Bad, dies at his residence in Weilburg Castle...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Sep 11, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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912 AD Emperor Leo VI the Wise, dies after a 26-year reign in which he has completed the Byzantine code of laws. He is succeeded by his brother Alexander III as emperor alongside Leo's 6-year-old son Constantine VII. Alexander becomes de facto ruler of the Byzantine Empire and expels Empress Zoe Kar...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun Aug 22, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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893 AD Boris returns to the throne of Bulgaria to dethrone his son Vladimir who tried to return the country to the old ways. Simeon, also Boris' son is crowned King and Boris returns to his monastery.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sat Aug 21, 2021 4:08 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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870 AD On December 31, instead of a new year's celebration,The Vikings clash with ealdorman Æthelwulf of Berkshire. The invaders are driven back to Reading; many of the Danes (including one of the earls named Sidrac) are killed. December 31st did not mark the end of the year then. March 25th did. I...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Fri Aug 20, 2021 8:26 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1052
Views: 83121

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870 AD On December 31, instead of a new year's celebration,The Vikings clash with ealdorman Æthelwulf of Berkshire. The invaders are driven back to Reading; many of the Danes (including one of the earls named Sidrac) are killed.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Thu Aug 19, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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866 AD Pope Nicholas I forbids the use of torture, in prosecutions for witchcraft (unfortunately the Holy Inquisition lost the memo!).
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Wed Aug 18, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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Wouldn't be simpler to say (2 on the 4th power * 3 on the 3rd power) * 2?

865 AD Kassiani, a Byzantine abbess and hymnographer, dies. She is one of the first Early Medieval composers of many hymns and a saint of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Wed Aug 18, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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863 AD Arab Muslim forces invade Cappadocia and the Armenian provinces of the Byzantine Empire. The Byzantines meet them in battle and annihilate them. This relieves the pressure of the eastern border of the empire buying them time to face other enemies.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Wed Aug 18, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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857 AD Vikings raid Orleans and Paris. Where are a body of water sailable they can go and no one is safe from them.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Tue Aug 17, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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854 ΑD King Æthelweard of East Anglia dies and is succeeded by his 14-year-old son Edmund. At the same time Viking chieftain Ubba winters in Milford Haven (Wales) with 23 ships. 15 years later, in another raid Ubba will kill Edmund.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Tue Aug 17, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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851 ΑD Viking raiders enter the Thames Estuary and plunder Canterbury and London. They land at Wembury near Plymouth but are defeated by Anglo-Saxon forces led by King Ethelwulf of Wessex. His eldest son Æthelstan of Kent, accompanied by Ealdorman Ealhhere, attacks a Viking fleet off the coast at Sa...
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Tue Aug 17, 2021 10:46 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1052
Views: 83121

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848 AD The aforementioned King repels a Viking raiding force protecting his people from the waste that befalls Bordeaux later in this year.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Sun Aug 15, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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846 AD Máel Sechnaill mac Máele Ruanaid becomes the first High King of Ireland.
by PRINCE WILLIAM
Thu Aug 12, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
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843 AD With Theofilus dead, the iconoclastic heresy comes to an end as he was the last Emperor to embrace it. This was the main reason for turmoil as dynastic succession was already secured. On March 11th, the Restoration of Icons has been formally declared an event celebrated by the Eastern Orthodo...