COMNE`NUS


COMNE`NUS
   name of a dynasty of six emperors of Constantinople.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 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


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