Zoe Porphyrogenita

Zoe (Greek: Ζωή, Zōē meanin "life") (c. 978 – Juin 1050) reigned as Byzantine Empress alangside her sister Theodora frae Apri 19 tae Juin 11, 1042.

Zoe Porphyrogenita
Empress o the Byzantine Empire
Zoe mosaic Hagia Sophia.jpg
Empress Zoe as depictit in a mosaic frae the Hagia Sophia
Ring12 November 1028 – Juin 1050
PredecessorConstantine VIII
SuccessorConstantine IX & Theodora
RegentRomanos III (1028–1034)
Michael IV (1034–1041)
Michael V (1041–1042)
Theodora (1042–1050)
Constantine IX (1042–1050)
Bornc. 978
Constantinople (modren Istanbul, Turkey)
Dee'dJune 1050 (aged 72)
Constantinople (modren Istanbul, Turkey)
BuirialKirk o the Haly Apostles, Constantinople (modren Istanbul, Turkey)
SpouseRomanos III (1028–1034)
Michael IV (1034–1041)
Constantine IX (1042–1050)
DynastyMacedonian
FaitherConstantine VIII
MitherHelena