[her-uh-klahy-uhs, hi-rak-lee-uhs]
a.d. 575?–641, Byzantine emperor 610–641.
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Heraclius (hɛˈræklɪəs)
?575--641 ad, Byzantine emperor, who restored the Holy Cross to Jerusalem (629)

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Eastern Roman emperor (610-641) who reorganized and strengthened the imperial administration and the imperial armies but who, nevertheless, lost Syria, Palestine, Egypt, and Byzantine Mesopotamia to the Arab Muslims

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The work was probably written during the last ten years of the reign of heraclius.
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