In what year did Basil die?

Basil I, byname Basil the Macedonian, (born 826–835?, Thrace—died Aug. 29, 886), Byzantine emperor (867–886), who founded the Macedonian dynasty and formulated the Greek legal code that later became known as the Basilica.

How did Basil 1 die?

Basil died on 29 August 886, from a fever contracted after a serious hunting accident when his belt was caught in the antlers of a deer, and he was allegedly dragged 16 miles through the woods.

Is Basil Rathbone still alive?

Deceased (1892–1967)
Basil Rathbone/Living or Deceased

What was Basil Rathbone’s real name?

Philip St. John Basil Rathbone
Rathbone was born Philip St. John Basil Rathbone on June 13, 1892, in Johannesburg, South Africa, the son of a British engineer. His mother was a descendant of King Henry IV.

What is Constantinople called today?

In 1453 A.D., the Byzantine Empire fell to the Turks. Today, Constantinople is called Istanbul, and it is the largest city in Turkey.

Who was the best Byzantine emperor?

General Evaluation

1. Constantine I the Great 306-337
2. Basil II Bulgaroktonos 976-1025
3. Nikephoros II Phokas 963-969
4. Heraklios 610-641
5. John I Tzimiskes 969-976

How old was Basil Rathbone when he passed away?

75 years (1892–1967)
Basil Rathbone/Age at death

Did Basil Rathbone live in Liverpool?

Over the water it filmed on HMS Plymouth in Birkenhead. 5) Basil Rathbone, the film actor who played Sherlock Holmes 14 times on the big screen in the 1930s and 40s, was a member of the Liverpool Rathbone family, merchants and ship owners known for their philanthropy.

How old is Nigel Bruce?

58 years (1895–1953)
Nigel Bruce/Age at death

What is Turkey’s old name?

The English name Turkey, now applied to the modern Republic of Turkey, is historically derived (via Old French Turquie) from the Medieval Latin Turchia, Turquia. It is first recorded in Middle English (as Turkye, Torke, later Turkie, Turky), attested in Chaucer, ca.

What was the worst Byzantine dynasty?

Byzantine Empire under the Angelos dynasty

Preceded by Succeeded by
Byzantine Empire under the Komnenos dynasty Latin Empire Empire of Nicaea Empire of Trebizond Despotate of Epirus Kingdom of Thessalonica Second Bulgarian Empire Grand Principality of Serbia Sultanate of Rum