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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(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

[emperor] Maurice (Flavius Mauricius Tiberius Augustus; Φλάβιος Μαυρίκιος Τιβέριος Αὔγουστος) (539 – 27 November 602) was Byzantine Emperor from 582 to 602. A prominent general in his youth, Maurice fought with success against the Sassanid Persians. Once he became Emperor, he brought the war with Persia t...
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Maurice

[given name] Maurice is a traditionally masculine given name. It originates as a French name derived from the Latin Mauritius or Mauricius and was subsequently used in other languages. Its popularity is due to Mauritius, a saint of the Theban Legion (d. 287). Mauritius is otherwise attested as a given name of the Roman Empire period, in ori...
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Maurice

[Shelley] Maurice, or the Fisher`s Cot is a children`s story by the Romantic writer Mary Shelley. Written in 1820 for Laurette Tighe, a daughter of friends of Percy and Mary Shelley, Mary Shelley tried to have it published by her father, William Godwin, but he refused. The text was lost until 1997, when a manuscript copy was rediscovered in...
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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

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

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 is a French name for boys. The meaning is `Twilight, dark skinned` The name Maurice is most commonly given to Flemish boys. (7 times more often than to American boys.) Use for the other sex: Maura What do they use in other countries? Mauri (Finnish) Maury Maurie Morris (English) The name sounds like: Marius, Merce See also: Merrick, Amaury,...
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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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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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