Day archives: April 29th, 2020

King Gagik II – The Last Of The Bagratunis

King Gagik II – The Last Of The Bagratunis

Constantine IX Monomachos on the pretext of negotiations summoned the last representative of the Bagratid dynasty King Gagik II to Constantinople, which allowed him to occupy the Kingdom of Ani in 1045. Constantine forbade Gagik II to return to his homeland. Then, granting Gagik the district of Lycandus and the town of Pizu in Cappadocia …