Tiberius III( Byzantine Emperor)
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Tiberius III - Byzantine emperor in 698 -705 years. + 705 g. Real name Tiberius was Apsimar. He was archon Kurikiotskoy Army, which was in kiveriotov. Together with the army Patrika John, he participated in 698 g. in an unsuccessful campaign for the Romans at Carthage. When the fleet after the defeat of heading back, on the island of Crete archons together with the mass of soldiers mutinied. They began to berate the emperor Leontius, withdrew from him and under the name of the emperor Tiberius declared Apsimara. Meanwhile, the capital was covered by a contagious disease. Tybery the fleet went to Constantinople and landed in Sikah. Some time later, he bribed the guards on the wall Vlaherna and their archons and through them, conquered the city. Deposed Leontius he ordered to cut off the nose and locked him in a monastery Delmatsky (Nikephoros: 698). In 705 g. power over the empire regained Justinian II. On the day of his triumph, he ordered a shame to drag Tiberius and Leontius in the city, and then, while the lists of horses, sitting, trample them underfoot neck. Finally, enough to make fun, he ordered both beheaded on Dog Market (Theophanes: 698).