Paul (father of Maurice)

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Maurice (emperor)

MauriceEmperor MauriceMaurikios
Paul (died 593) was the father of Maurice, Byzantine Emperor.
Maurice was born in Arabissus in Cappadocia in 539, the son of a certain Paul.

Peter (curopalates)

PeterPeter AugustusPetrus Augustus
It reports: "At the beginning of his reign, the king sent for his father, an old man named Paul, and his mother, and his brother, whose name was Peter, and his two sisters, one of whom was a widow, and the other the wife of Philippicus. ... And next he made his father head of the senate, and chief of all the patricians, and gave him and his son Peter, the king's brother, the entire property of the great patrician Marcellus, brother of the late king Justin, which was not much less than the royal demesnes themselves, with his houses and landed estates, and gold and silver, and his wardrobe, and every thing that he had everywhere without exception.".
Petrus was a son of Paul, head of the Byzantine Senate and a sibling to Maurice, Byzantine Emperor, Gordia, the wife of Philippicus, and Theoctista.

Marcellus (brother of Justin II)

Marcellus
It reports: "At the beginning of his reign, the king sent for his father, an old man named Paul, and his mother, and his brother, whose name was Peter, and his two sisters, one of whom was a widow, and the other the wife of Philippicus. ... And next he made his father head of the senate, and chief of all the patricians, and gave him and his son Peter, the king's brother, the entire property of the great patrician Marcellus, brother of the late king Justin, which was not much less than the royal demesnes themselves, with his houses and landed estates, and gold and silver, and his wardrobe, and every thing that he had everywhere without exception.".
582–602) among the latter's father Paul and his brother Peter.

List of Byzantine emperors

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Paul (died 593) was the father of Maurice, Byzantine Emperor.

Byzantine Senate

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He served as head of the Byzantine Senate.

Evagrius Scholasticus

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According to Evagrius Scholasticus, Maurice and his family could trace their lineage from "elder Rome".

Rome

Rome, ItalyRomanRoma
According to Evagrius Scholasticus, Maurice and his family could trace their lineage from "elder Rome".

Arabissus

ArabissosTitular Bishop of ArabissusTitular See of Arabissus
The future Emperor had been born in Arabissus, Cappadocia.

Cappadocia

ancient CappadociaCappadocianCapadocia
The future Emperor had been born in Arabissus, Cappadocia.

Elbistan

AblistanAlbistan
The family's hometown was in the vicinity of modern Elbistan.

Justinian I

JustinianEmperor JustinianJustinian the Great
Justinian I had increased its importance, turning it to a recruiting centre and staging area for his forces.

Staging area

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Justinian I had increased its importance, turning it to a recruiting centre and staging area for his forces.

Kayseri

CaesareaCaesarea in CappadociaCaesarea Mazaca
It was part of a military route starting from Caesarea Mazaca (modern Kayseri) and proceeding to Comana and Melitene.

Comana (Cappadocia)

ComanaComana, CappadociaBishop of Comana
It was part of a military route starting from Caesarea Mazaca (modern Kayseri) and proceeding to Comana and Melitene.

Malatya

MeliteneMalatiaEmirate of Melitene
It was part of a military route starting from Caesarea Mazaca (modern Kayseri) and proceeding to Comana and Melitene.

John of Ephesus

St. John of Ephesus
The primary source about Paul is the "Ecclesiastical History" of John of Ephesus.

Philippicus (general)

PhilippicusPhilippikos
It reports: "At the beginning of his reign, the king sent for his father, an old man named Paul, and his mother, and his brother, whose name was Peter, and his two sisters, one of whom was a widow, and the other the wife of Philippicus. ... And next he made his father head of the senate, and chief of all the patricians, and gave him and his son Peter, the king's brother, the entire property of the great patrician Marcellus, brother of the late king Justin, which was not much less than the royal demesnes themselves, with his houses and landed estates, and gold and silver, and his wardrobe, and every thing that he had everywhere without exception.".

Justin II

Emperor Justin IIJustinFlavius Justinus
It reports: "At the beginning of his reign, the king sent for his father, an old man named Paul, and his mother, and his brother, whose name was Peter, and his two sisters, one of whom was a widow, and the other the wife of Philippicus. ... And next he made his father head of the senate, and chief of all the patricians, and gave him and his son Peter, the king's brother, the entire property of the great patrician Marcellus, brother of the late king Justin, which was not much less than the royal demesnes themselves, with his houses and landed estates, and gold and silver, and his wardrobe, and every thing that he had everywhere without exception.".

Demesne

Bartonfeudal domaindesmesne
It reports: "At the beginning of his reign, the king sent for his father, an old man named Paul, and his mother, and his brother, whose name was Peter, and his two sisters, one of whom was a widow, and the other the wife of Philippicus. ... And next he made his father head of the senate, and chief of all the patricians, and gave him and his son Peter, the king's brother, the entire property of the great patrician Marcellus, brother of the late king Justin, which was not much less than the royal demesnes themselves, with his houses and landed estates, and gold and silver, and his wardrobe, and every thing that he had everywhere without exception.".

Hagia Sophia

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And next he gave his father and mother another house near the church (of S. Sophia) and his own palace.

Theophanes the Confessor

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Theophanes the Confessor records the death of Paul in 593.

Averil Cameron

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In "Late antiquity: empire and successors, A.D. 425-600", Averil Cameron, Bryan Ward-Perkins, and Michael Whitby observe that Maurice's nepotism in such appointments was probably unpopular with his contemporaries.

Bryan Ward-Perkins

Ward-Perkins, B.Ward-Perkins, Bryan
In "Late antiquity: empire and successors, A.D. 425-600", Averil Cameron, Bryan Ward-Perkins, and Michael Whitby observe that Maurice's nepotism in such appointments was probably unpopular with his contemporaries.

Nepotism

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In "Late antiquity: empire and successors, A.D. 425-600", Averil Cameron, Bryan Ward-Perkins, and Michael Whitby observe that Maurice's nepotism in such appointments was probably unpopular with his contemporaries.

Tiberius II Constantine

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He had just succeeded Tiberius II Constantine, whose generosity had exhausted the Byzantine treasury.