The Adventures of Emperor Theophilus: The Joust

Emperor Theophilus (or Theophilos) of Constantinople may not have been a great war leader, but his reign was filled with interesting events and adventures. The Byzantine historian, John Skylitzes, wrote about many of those intriguing occurrences – this video is about a bizarre joust witnessed by Theophilus.

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Intro music written and performed by C. Keith Hansley for use on this YouTube channel.

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