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Albia Domnica Theodosius I the Spaniard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Flaccilla (fl. 370-400) Arcadius . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eudocia of Byzantium (r. 400-404) Theodosius II the Calligrapher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eudocia (c. 400-460) Pulcheria (c. 398-453) sister of and joint ruler with emperor Theodosius II Marcian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pulcheria (c. 398-453) Leo I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Verina (fl. 437-483) Leo II Zeno the Isaurian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ariadne (fl. 457-515) Anastasius I [Anastasios I] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ariadne (fl. 457-515) Justin I [Flavius Justinus] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lupicinia-Euphemia (d. 523) Justinian I, the good . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Theodora (c. 500-548) Justin II [Flavius Justinus] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sophia (c. 525-after six hundred) administered affairs of empire together with Tiberius II Constantine Tiberius II Constantine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ino-Anastasia Maurice Tiberius [Mauritius] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Constantina (fl. 582-602) Phocas I [Phokas I] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Leontia (fl. 602-610) Heraclius I [Herakleios I] of Carthage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fabia-Eudocia (fl. 600s) Eusebia of Macedonia (fl. three hundred CE) Faustina of Antioch 450-457 457-474 474 474-491 491-518 518-527 527-565 565-578 578-582 582-602 602-610 610-641 Martina Heraclonas-Constantine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gregoria-Anastasia 641 Heraclonas II [Heracleon; Heraklonas] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . single 641 641-668 Constantine III [Constans II] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fausta (fl. 600s) 668-685 Constantine IV [Pogonatus] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anastasia (fl. 600s) 685-695 and Justinian II Rhinotmetos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eudocia (fl. 700s) 705-711 Theodora of the Khazars (fl. 700s) Leontius II [Leontios] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . unknown 695-698 698-705 Tiberius III Apsimar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . unknown 711-713 Philippikos Vardan [Philippicus] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . unknown 713-715 Anastasius II Artemius . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Irene (fl. 700s) Theodosius III . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . unknown 715-717 717-741 Leo III the Iconoclast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Maria (fl. 700s) Constantine V [Kopronymus] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Irene of the Khazars (d. 750? ) 741-775 Maria (fl. 700s) Eudocia (fl. 700s) Leo IV the Khazar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . Irene of Athens (c. 752-803) 775-780 780-797 Constantine VI [Porphyrogenitus] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Maria of Amnia (fl. 782) Theodote (fl. 795) 780-790 Irene of Athens (c. 752-803) regent and co-emperor 792-797 Irene of Athens (c.

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