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  • NICEPHORUS emperor 802-811, was a native of Seleucia in Pisidia, who was raised by the empress Irene to the office of logothetes or lord high treasurer.
  • With the help of the patricians and eunuchs he contrived to dethrone and exile Irene, and to be elected emperor in her stead.
  • By withholding the tribute which Irene had agreed to pay to Harun al-Rashid, Nicephorus committed himself to a war with the Saracens.
  • Diaries The secret annex: an anthology of the world 's greatest war diarists; edited by Irene and Alan Taylor.
  • Script editor for the series was Irene Shubik who had previously worked on the ABC science fiction anthology series Out Of This World.

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