Leontius II was Byzantine emperor from 695-698. He was originally a general in the army of Justinian II, but was imprisoned by Justinian after a defeat by the Arabs at Sebastopolis. He was freed in 695, but immediately organized a revolt against the emperor. During his unpopular reign, Carthage was lost in 697, and another rebellion was launched against him in 698. He was deposed and mutilated by Tiberius III, and was eventually executed when Justinian II returned to power in 705. This is a list of Byzantine Emperors. ... Events People of Byzantium revolt against Justinian II. Leontius II made emperor, Justinian II is banished. ... Events Tiberius III deposes Leontius II and becomes Byzantine Emperor. ... Justinian II, known as Rhinotmetus (the Split-nosed) ( 669- 711) was Byzantine emperor from 685 to 695 and again from 704 to 711. ... Arab (disambiguation). ... A map of the central Mediterranean Sea, showing the location of Carthage (near modern Tunis). ... Events End of the reign of Empress Jito of Japan Emperor Mommu ascends to the throne of Japan Approximate date of the Council of Birr, when the northern part of Ireland accepted the Roman calculations for celebrating Easter. ... Events Tiberius III deposes Leontius II and becomes Byzantine Emperor. ... Tiberius III (d. ... Alternate meaning: Area code 705 Events End of the short-lived Zhou Dynasty in China Umayyad caliph Abd al-Malik succeeded by al-Walid I ibn Abd al-Malik. ...
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