However, the armchair archaeology of this work remains confused and obscure, and can benefit from a fresh review of the evidence. and Maria ofAntioch), awarded civil and military posts to Latins, and even participated in knightly tournaments Left the treasury full of gold and silver. 61 Regel, W., Fontes rerum byzantinarum: Rhetorum saeculi XII orationes politicae, 2 vols. Komnenos (Greek: Κομνηνός; Latinized Comnenus; plural Komnenoi or Comneni (Κομνηνοί, )) is a noble family who ruled the Byzantine Empire from 1081 to 1185, and later, as the Grand Komnenoi (Μεγαλοκομνηνοί, Megalokomnenoi) founded and ruled the Empire of Trebizond (1204–1461). Manuel was a great admirer of the West. Emperor (q.v.) Massacre of the Latins in Constantinople, 1182 . Basil II the Bulgar Slayer and Never-Married, probably gay. Founding the dynasty. John II Komnenos “the Handsome” was emperor of the Byzantine Empire from 1118 CE to 1143 CE. Died in his bed and got the last available tomb in Constantine's Mausoleum in the Church of the Holy Apostles. The Byzantine Empire (purple) in 1180 . Isaac I Komnenos, a Stratopedarch of the East under Michael VI, founded the Komnenos dynasty of Byzantine emperors. Perimäjärjestyksen vuoksi oli hyvin epätodennäköistä, että Manuelista olisi tullut isänsä seuraaja hallitsijana. Emperor Andronikos I Komnenos (r. 1183-1185), cousin of Manuel I . Manuel Erotikos Komnenos (Greek Μανουήλ Ερωτικός Κομνηνός) was a Byzantine military leader under Basil II, and the first fully documented ancestor of the Komnenos dynasty. [3] His maternal grandfather was St. Ladislaus . Marie of Antioch, a very pretty French Princess, was the second wife of Manuel I Komnenos. Isaac I Komnenos, (1005-1061), Byzantine Emperor, (r 1057-1061) , married to Princess Ekaterina of Bulgaria , (d/o Ivan Vladislav) , with issue. from 1143 1180. Manuel Komnenos oli Johannes II Komnenoksen ja unkarilaisen prinsessan Piroskan (myöhemmin Irene) neljäs poika. He married two western princesses (Bertha of Sulzbach [q.v.] Manuel Komnenos was the fourth son of John II Komnenos and Piroska of Hungary, so it seemed very unlikely that he would succeed his father. Manuel Komnenos, (d. 1025), Solider from Comne, near Adrianople, later General of Emperor Basil II, granted lands in Castamon, Paphlagonia, married with issue. Alexios II Komnenos (r. 1180-1183), son of Manuel I and Maria of Antioch . John, almost constantly on campaign throughout his reign, would continue the military successes of his father Alexios I with significant victories in the Balkans, Armenia, and Asia Minor.The Byzantine Empire, thus, regained something of its former sparkle and the respect of its rivals across … (St. Petersburg 1892 –1917) II, 191–228, at 212–13, cited after Magdalino, The Empire of Manuel I Komnenos, 487–8. 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