John I


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John I

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1. (Biography) surnamed Tzimisces. 925–976 ad, Byzantine emperor (969–976): extended Byzantine power into Bulgaria and Syria
2. (Biography) called the Great. 1357–1433, king of Portugal (1385–1433). He secured independence for Portugal by his victory over Castile (1385) and initiated Portuguese overseas expansion
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"The important thing for John is to get inside Pavlik's long right reach as he can be devastating from four yards out so John will have to shorten up the space and not allow him too much leverage for his punches.
Father John is a richer and more ambiguous historical symbol for Lewis and Kabnis, partly biblical (Lewis: "A mute John the Baptist of a new religion" [211]) and arguably classical.