Irene o Athens or Irene the Athenian (Greek: Εἰρήνη ἡ Ἀθηναία; c. 752 – 9 August 803 AD) is the commonly kent name o Irene Sarantapechaina (Greek: Εἰρήνη Σαρανταπήχαινα), Byzantine empress regnant frae 797 tae 802.

Irene
Empress o the Byzantine Empire
Irina ( Pala d'Oro).jpg
Image from "Pala d'Oro", Venice, c. 10t century
Ring797–802
PredecessorConstantine VI
SuccessorNikephoros I
Bornc. 752
Dee'd9 August 803 (aged 51)
SpouseLeo IV
IssueConstantine VI
DynastyIsaurian
ReleegionChalcedonian Christianity