Basil The Chamberlain

Basil The Chamberlain

▪ Byzantine official
died 985

      eunuch minister of the Byzantine Macedonian dynasty.

      After the death of the emperor John I, Basil the Chamberlain controlled the throne for his two grandnephews and co-emperors Constantine and Basil II. After engineering his uncle's downfall, Basil II was finally able to assume his own independent rule.

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