The Transfer of Population as a Policy in the Byzantine Empire

@article{Charanis1961TheTO,
  title={The Transfer of Population as a Policy in the Byzantine Empire},
  author={Peter Charanis},
  journal={Comparative Studies in Society and History},
  year={1961},
  volume={3},
  pages={140 - 154}
}
  • P. Charanis
  • Published 1 January 1961
  • History
  • Comparative Studies in Society and History
In his account of the revolt of Thomas the Slavonian (820) against the Emperor Michael II (820–829) the Byzantine historian Genesius lists a variety of peoples from whom the armies of the rebel had been drawn: Saracens, Indians, Egyptians, Assyrians, Medes, Abasgians, Zichs, Vandals, Getae, Alans, Chaldoi, Armenians, adherents of the heretical sects of the Paulicians and the Athenganoi. Some of these peoples are well known; the identity of others, despite efforts made to determine it, is by no… 

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