Maurice

(c. 539-602) Byzantine Emperor from 582. His reign was marked by a series of wars, against the Persians (ended in 591), in Spain, and in the Balkans (from 582). The expense of this continual warfare, combined...
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Maurice

(from the article `Forster, E M`) ...great-aunt, Marianne Thornton (1956); a documentary account of his Indian experiences, The Hill of Devi (1953); and Alexandria: A History and a ...
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Maurice

outstanding general and emperor (582–602) who helped transform the shattered late Roman Empire into a new and well-organized medieval Byzantine ... [8 related articles]
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Maurice

hereditary stadtholder (1585–1625) of the United Provinces of the Netherlands, or Dutch Republic, successor to his father, William I the Silent. His ... [10 related articles]
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Maurice

duke (1541–53) and later elector (1547–53) of Saxony, whose clever manipulation of alliances and disputes gained the Albertine branch of the Wettin ... [7 related articles]
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Maurice

Maurice is a French boy name. The meaning of the name is `Dark Skinned` Where is it used? The name Maurice is mainly used In English and In French.How do they say it elsewhere? Maureen ( In Irish and In English) See also In Welsh: Meurig In Welsh: Meuric In Italian: Maurizio In Irish: Muiris In Hungarian: Moricz In Hungarian: Móric In German: M
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Maurice

Maurice (môr'is) , c.539–602, Byzantine emperor (582–602). He was a successful general when, on his deathbed, Tiberius II, his father-in-law and the successor of Justin II, proclaimed him emperor. He failed to halt the Lombards in Italy but ended (591) the war with Persia, rest...
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Maurice

Maurice, 1521–53, duke (1541–47) and elector (1547–53) of Saxony. A member of the Albertine branch of the ruling house of Saxony, he became duke of Albertine Saxony during the Protestant Reformation. Although a Protestant, he was more swayed by political than by religious motives. ...
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