Category:Empress Zoe

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English: Zoe, (c. 978–June 1050) was Empress of the Byzantine Empire with co-rulers November 15, 10281050, and senior reigning Empress from April 19 to June 11, 1042. Zoe was one of the few Byzantine empresses "born into the purple" (that is, as the child of a reigning emperor). She was the daughter of Constantine VIII, who had become co-emperor in 962, and sole emperor in 1025. He reigned for only three years between December 15, 1025 and November 15, 1028. Her mother's name was Helena.

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