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Haemimontus

Province of Haemimontus
Provincia Haemimonti
ἐπαρχία Αἱμίμοντος
Province of the Roman Empire
c. 293 – 640s
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Haemimontus within the Diocese of Thrace c. 400.
CapitalAdrianople
Historical eraLate Antiquity
• Diocletian's provincial reforms
c. 293
• Thematic reforms
640s
Succeeded by
Theme of Thrace
Today part of Bulgaria
 Greece
 Turkey

Haemimontus (Greek: ἐπαρχία Αἱμίμοντος) was a late Roman and early Byzantine province, situated in northeastern Thrace.[1] It was subordinate to the Diocese of Thrace and to the praetorian prefecture of the East. Its capital was Adrianople, and it was headed by a praeses. The province was superseded by the Theme of Thrace during the 7th century, but survived as an Orthodox ecclesiastical metropolis until late Byzantine times.

Honours

Hemimont Plateau in Graham Land, Antarctica is named after the province.[2]

References

  1. ^ Wilkes, J., S. Parker, R. Bagnall, W. Harris, A. Esmonde-Cleary, C. Wells, J. Drinkwater, R. Knapp, S. Mitchell. "Places: copy_of_991377 (Haemimontus)". Pleiades. Retrieved September 15, 2019.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ Hemimont Plateau. SCAR Composite Antarctic Gazetteer

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