Dimitris Zaxaregkas

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"Byzantine Imperial Guardsmen in action, 995", Giuseppe Rava. This important staff officer of the senior Tághma is based upon a portrait dated to 1007, of Iohannes, a Proximos with the court rank of Protospathários, who served under the Dhoux Theodorakan in the Théma of Armenia. Note his gilded klivanion, and the cross standard.

Byzantine Imperial Guardsmen attacking Fatimid Soldiers During Emperor Basil II’s invasion of Syria in Art by Giuseppe Rava 2012

Varangian Rus' The Varangians or Varyags (Old Norse: Væringjar) was the name given by Greeks and East Slavs to Vikings, who between the 9th and 11th centuries ruled the medieval state of Rus' and formed the Byzantine Varangian Guard.

0800 - 1000 Varangian Rus' The Varangians or Varyags (Old Norse: Væringjar) was the name given by Greeks and East Slavs to Vikings, who between the and centuries ruled the medieval state of Rus' and formed the Byzantine Varangian Guard.