Parapinaces sentence example

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  • Under Michael Parapinaces (1071-1078) and Nicephorus Botaniates (1078-1081) he was also employed, along with his elder brother Isaac, against rebels in Asia Minor, Thrace and in Epirus (1071).
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  • DUCAS, or Parapinaces, was the eldest Son of Constantine X.
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  • His nickname Parapinaces (" starver") was due to his causing the price of wheat to rise.
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  • Under Isaac Comnenus and Constantine Ducas he exercised great influence, and was prime minister during the regency of Eudocia and the reign of his pupil Michael Parapinaces (1071-1078).
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  • It is probable that he died soon after the fall of Parapinaces.
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