Visual Timeline: Romanos I
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870 CE: Birth of Byzantine emperor Romanos I.
920 CE - 944 CE: Reign of Byzantine emperor Romanos I Lekapenos.
920 CE: Romanos I's Tome of Union reconciles the rift in the Byzantine Church caused by Leo VI's third and fourth marriages.
922 CE: Byzantine emperor Romanos I passes a law to protect the land of the peasantry.
934 CE: A Byzantine army captures Melitene in Cappadocia.
941 CE: Greek Fire is used by Romanos I's fleet against a Russian fleet attacking Constantinople.
941 CE: Byzantine Emperor Romanos I grants pension rights to the monks on Mount Athos.
943 CE: A Byzantine army led by John Kourkouas captures the border Mesopotamians fortresses of Nisibis, Dara, Amida, and Martyropolis.
944 CE: A Byzantine army led by John Kourkouas besieges Edessa. The Mandylion icon is taken to Constantinople
944 CE: Byzantine emperor Romanos I is banished to a monastery by his own sons.
948 CE: Death of Byzantine emperor Romanos I.