- name of a dynasty of six emperors of Constantinople.
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. James Wood. 1907.
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ALEXIUS COMNE`NUS — emperor of the East, began life as a soldier, was a great favourite with the soldiers, who, in a period of anarchy, raised him to the throne at the period of the first crusade, when the empire was infested by Turks on the one hand and Normans… … The Nuttall Encyclopaedia