Athens takes part in the Revolt of Galliano against Leon III the Isaurian.
Athens is put under the jurisdiction of the patriarchate of Constantinople.
780-788 ??? 797-802
The rule of the Byzantine Empire is under the control of
the empress Irene of Athens - as trustee and co-emperor of
her juvenile son, Constantine VI.
The great Byzantine emperor, Basileios II Boulgaroktonos
(Basil II, the Bulgar-slayer) visits Athens and pays homage in the
church of Panagia the Athiniotissa, which is no other than the Parthenon.
The bishop of Athens, Leon, participates at the Council of
Constantinople, where the schism between the Eastern and
the Western Church is officially declared.