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By Alexandru Madgearu

The present country of analysis in this touch sector among Byzantium and East important Europe in the course of a afflicted interval invitations a brand new synthesis of the latest reveals and interpretations. No such accomplished paintings addressing either literary and archaeological proof exists for the heritage of the Byzantine Danubian provinces within the 10th-12th c.
The major objective Alexandru Madgearu's publication is to set up a chronology for the provincial association and for the improvement of the Danubian frontier. First a defend opposed to the Rus’, the province of Dristra, later known as Paradunavon, turned extra a touch and clash region with the Pechenegs and Cumans, became via the top of the eleventh century in a half-open house, in keeping with the recent technique of Alexius I Comnenus.

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119 Yahya-ibn-Said, 833. The reference given by Oikonomides 1965, 63, footnote 25 and uncritically reproduced after him by Barnea, Ştefănescu 1971, 74 is wrong. 120 Skylitzes, John Tzimiskes, 18 (ed. Thurn, 310; transl. Flusin, 258; transl. Wortley, 293–294). 121 Not the same, as Božilov 2008, 93 thinks. 122 Diaconu 1969 a, 43–44. the recovery of the danubian frontier 35 main stream of the river at that time). 124 The problem of this fort’s chronology will be discussed in further detail in chapter III.

Talbot, Sullivan, 195). 118 Andronic 1969, 207–215; Barnea, Ştefănescu 1971, 73–74; Božilov 1973 b, 111–122; Franklin, Shepard 1996, 149–150; Busetto 1996, 9–32; Madgearu 1999–2000, 7–14. 119 Yahya-ibn-Said, 833. The reference given by Oikonomides 1965, 63, footnote 25 and uncritically reproduced after him by Barnea, Ştefănescu 1971, 74 is wrong. 120 Skylitzes, John Tzimiskes, 18 (ed. Thurn, 310; transl. Flusin, 258; transl. Wortley, 293–294). 121 Not the same, as Božilov 2008, 93 thinks. 122 Diaconu 1969 a, 43–44.

79 Ahrweiler 1974 b, 163–164. 24 chapter one means that Constantia was within Bulgarian territory. The Rus’ who sailed along the coast “come to the Selinas, to the so-called branch of the Danube River. And until they are past the river Selinas, the Pechenegs keep pace with them. And if it happens that the sea casts a ‘monoxylon’ on shore, they all put in to land, in order to present a united opposition to the Pechenegs. But after the Selinas they fear nobody, but, entering the territory of Bulgaria, they come to the mouth of the Danube.

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