app. Kantakouzenos became a close friend to Andronikos III and was one of his principal supporters in Andronikos' struggle against his grandfather, Andronikos II Palaiologos. John Kantakouzenos was the son of a Michael Kantakouzenos, governor of the Morea. John VI Kantakouzenos or Cantacuzene (Greek: Ἰωάννης ΣΤʹ Καντακουζηνός, Iōannēs VI Kantakouzēnos) (c. 1292 – June 15, 1383), Byzantine emperor from 1347 to 1354, was born at Constantinople. Contents In 1347, he entered Constantinople in triumph with an army of 1,000 men, and forced his opponents to an arrangement by which he became joint emperor with John V Palaiologos and sole administrator during the minority of his colleague. John VI Kantakouzenos or Cantacuzene (Greek: Ίωάννης ΣΤ΄ Καντακουζηνός, Iōannēs VI Kantakouzēnos) (c. 1292 – June 15, 1383), Byzantine emperor from 1347 to 1354, was born at Constantinople. Kantakouzenos was far too ready to invoke the aid of foreigners in his European quarrels; and as he had no money to pay them, this gave them a ready pretext for seizing upon a European town. След смъртта на император Андроник III Палеолог (1328-1341) заедно с императрица Анна Савойска и Алексий Апокавк станал един от регентите на империята. During this period, the empire, already broken up and reduced to narrow limits, was assailed on every side. His History in four books deals with the years 1320–1356. On the accession of Andronikos III in 1328, he was entrusted with the supreme administration of affairs. The History of John Kantakouzenos (Book 1) / text, translation and commentary by Robert H. Trone. When the civil war was concluded, John VI Kantakouzenos, in 1349 CE, appointed his … John's younger son Manuel Kantakouzenos remained despotes of the Morea from 1349 until 1380. През 1354 година Йоан V превзел Цариград и Йоан Кантакузин абдикирал. Йоан Кантакузин е византийски император, управлявал от 1347 до 1354 г. Заемал поста велик доместик във Византия. Husband of Irene Kantakouzenos Then in 1351, he sent 12 ships to help Venice against Genoa, but the fleet was defeated. The financial burdens imposed by him had long been displeasing to his subjects, and a strong party had always favoured John V Palaiologos. During the Byzantine civil war between John V Palaiologos (r. 1341-1391 CE) and John VI Kantakouzenos (r. 1347-1354 CE), the Byzantine possessions in the Peloponnese began to slip from centralized control, with local lords effectively operating outside of imperial rule. През 1347 година той успял да превземе Цариград и тържествено бил коронясан за император, като оженил дъщеря си за Йоан V Палеолог. The Hesychast Council of Constantinople, 1351 CE. John VI Kantakouzenos or Cantacuzenus (Greek: Ἰωάννης ΣΤʹ Καντακουζηνός, Iōannēs VI Kantakouzēnos) (c. 1292 – 15 June 1383) was the Byzantine emperor from 1347 to 1354. An apologia for his own actions, it needs to be read with caution; fortunately it can be supplemented and corrected by the work of a contemporary, Nikephoros Gregoras. On the death of the emperor in 1341, John Kantakouzenos was left as the designated regent, and guardian of his son John V Palaiologos, who was nine years old. Father of Matthew Asanes Kantakouzenos; Manuel Kantakouzenos; Empress Helena Palaiologos; Andronikos Cantacuzino and Maria Orsini, - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_VI_Kantakouzenos. War also erupted against the Serbians, who were at that time establishing an extensive empire on the north-western frontiers; and there was a hazardous alliance with the Ottoman Turks, who made their first permanent settlement in Europe, at Gallipoli in Thrace, towards the end of his reign. Please enable JavaScript in your browser's settings to use this part of Geni. In 1347, he entered Constantinople in triumph with an army of 1,000 men, and forced his opponents to an arrangement by which he became joint emperor with John V Palaiologos and sole administrator during the minority of his colleague. Кантакузин управлявал Византия от 1347 г. до 1354 г. под името Йоан VІ Палеолог. During this period, the empire, already broken up and reduced to narrow limits, was assailed on every side. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris. Kantakouzenos also wrote a defence of Hesychasm, a Greek mystical doctrine. The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium, Oxford University Press, 1991. His later involvement in the Venetian–Genoese War of 1350–1355 also brought no concrete results, and was terminated by a treaty with Genoa in May 1352. [3] Kantakouzenos became a close friend to Andronikos III and was one of his principal supporters in Andronikos' struggle against his grandfather, Andronikos II Palaiologos. Abstract John VI Kantakouzenos was a Byzantine general, emperor, and author. His triumph in the six-year civil war is the subject of the poem "John Kantakouzenos Triumphs" by the modern Greek poet Constantine Cavafy. Заемал поста велик доместик във Византия. It was only by the aid of the Ottoman Turks, with whom he made a bargain, that John VI Kantakouzenos brought the war to an end favourable to himself. Silver. John Kantakouzenos defeated Anna with Ottoman help, and he was made Emperor John VI. In 1349, he sent a newly-built fleet of 9 fair-sized ships and about 100 smaller ones against the Genoese, but it was completely captured by the Genoese. In 1347, he entered Constantinople in triumph with an army of 1,000 men, and forced his opponents to an arrangement by which he became joint emperor with John V Palaiologos and sole administrator during the minority of his colleague. His reign began with an immediate civil war between his designated regent, his father's friend John Kantakouzenos, and a self-proclaimed council of regency composed of his mother Anna, the patriarch John XIV Kalekas, and the megas doux Alexios Apokaukos. Family. Matthew Kantakouzenos, co-emperor 1353–1357, later despotēs in Morea, Maria Kantakouzene, who married Nikephoros II Orsini of Epirus, Theodora Kantakouzene, who married Sultan Orhan of the Ottoman Empire, Helena Kantakouzene, who married Emperor John V Palaiologos, ^ Norwich, John Julius. Princeton University Library One Washington Road, Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA 609.258.1470 phone | 609.258.0441 fax Byzantium: The Decline and Fall (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996) p. 332. John VI Kantakouzenos responded by having Matthew crowned as co-emperor, but John V Palaiologos, enlisting Genoese support and relying on the declining popularity of Kantakouzenos, succeeded in entering the capital in November 1354. ABSTRACTThis article examines the descriptions of military operations that can be found in the Histories of the fourteenth-century Byzantine emperor John VI Kantakouzenos (1347–1354). Being suspected by the empress Anna of Savoy and opposed by a powerful party at court (including Kantakouzenos' one-time protege Alexios Apokaukos), he rebelled, and had himself crowned emperor at Didymoteichos in Thrace, while John V Palaiologos and his supporters maintained themselves at Constantinople. Борбата за престола между него и император Йоан V улеснили османското завоевание на Балканите. Portraits Emperor(1347-1354), historian monk., Emperor of Byzantine Empire. The Hesychast Council of Constantinople , 1351 CE. John VI Kantakouzenos ... By this agreement between John V and John VI entailed , the former one o ered the Despotate of Morea in the ad-ministration of the Kantakouzenoi. In 1349, he sent a newly built fleet of 9 fair-sized ships and about 100 smaller ones against the Genoese, but it was captured in its entirety. Then in 1351, he sent 12 ships to help Venice against Genoa, but the fleet was defeated. imprint Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms International, 1979. Constantinople, 1370-75 CE, paint on parchment, Greek Manuscript 1242, fol.5 v, 33,5x24 cm. It was only by the aid of the Ottoman Turks, with whom he made a bargain, that John VI Kantakouzenos brought the war to an end favourable to himself. Johannes VI Kantakouzenos (Grieks: Ἰωάννης Ϛʹ Καντακουζηνός, Iōannēs VI′ Kantakouzēnos; Latyn: Johannes Cantacuzenus; omstreeks 1292 - 15 Junie 1383) was ’n Griekse edelman, staatsman en generaal. John VI Kantakouzenos was crowned co-emperor on 31 March 1347. In 1349, he sent a newly-built fleet of 9 fair-sized ships and about 100 smaller ones against the Genoese, but it is completely captured by the Genoese. By his mother Theodora Palaiologina Angelina, he was also a descendant of the reigning house of the Palaiologos. The citizens you have invited bring you a 10% bonus from all the Gold they get from eRepublik - achievements, level ups or Gold purchases! After the death of the emperor, John again refused to take the throne, and insisted that the rightful heir was John V, and that he would assume administrative control of the Empire until he was of age. През 1354 година Йоан V превзел Цариград и Йоан Кантакузин абдикирал. Hence, when the latter entered Constantinople at the end of 1354, his success was easy. Ioannes VI Kantakouzenos hoặc Cantacuzenus (tiếng Hy Lạp: Ἰωάννης ΣΤʹ Καντακουζηνός, Iōannēs VI Kantakouzēnos) (khoảng 1292 – 15 tháng 6, 1383) là Hoàng đế Đông La Mã từ năm 1347 đến 1354 She was a daughter of Andronikos Asen and his wife Tarchanaiotissa. Йоан Кантакузин е византийски император, управлявал от 1347 до 1354 година. Cantacuzenus also wrote a defence of Hesychasm, a Greek mystical doctrine. This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the public domain. [2] He was also related to the imperial dynasty through his wife Eirene Asanina, a second cousin of Emperor Andronikos III Palaiologos. [1] Through his mother Theodora Palaiologina Angelina, he was a descendant of the reigning house of Palaiologos. John VI Kantakouzenos as emperor (left) and monk (right). When John Kantakouzenos left Constantinople for Morea, his enemies seized the opportunity to declare John V emperor and order the disbandment of Kantakouzenos's army. After the death of the emperor, John again refused to take the throne, and insisted that the rightful heir was John V, and that he would assume administrative control of the Empire until he was of age. Genus. He died in the Peloponnese and was buried by his sons at Mistra in Laconia. On the accession of Andronikos III in 1328, he was entrusted with the supreme administration of affairs. Замонашил се под името Йоасаф и прекарал остатъка от живота си в манастир (1320-1362). John VI Kantakouzenos or Cantacuzene (Greek: Ἰωάννης ΣΤʹ Καντακουζηνός, Iōannēs VI Kantakouzēnos) (c. 1292 – June 15, 1383), Byzantine emperor from 1347 to 1354, was born at Constantinople.