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- Alexios Komnenos, latinised as Alexius Comnenus, was the eldest son of the Byzantine emperor John II Komnenos and his wife Eirene of Hungary. He was born in February 1106 at Balabista in Macedonia, was made co-emperor with his father at 16 or 17 years of age and died on 2 August 1142 at Attalia, Pamphylia. He was an elder brother of the emperor Manuel I Komnenos, and had a twin sister, Maria Komnene.
- Alexios Komnenos was a natural son of Andronikos I Komnenos, the Byzantine Emperor by his relative and mistress Theodora Komnene, Queen Dowager of Jerusalem.
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by Jeffrey M. Shaw Ph.D., Timothy J. Demy Ph.D.
After the victory against Karbughā, the crusade leaders sent envoys to ask Alexios Komnenos to take possession of Antioch, in fulfilment of the oaths they had taken at Constantinople. This action is ...
by Barbara A. West
Prince Alexios Komnenos, as emperor. 1210 Georgia invades and conquers much of northern Persia, expanding the Georgian kingdom to the largest area in its history. 1215 Queen Tamara dies and comes to be known as Queen Tamara ...
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