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A·lex·i·us I Com·ne·nus

 (ə-lĕk′sē-əs; kŏm-nē′nəs) 1048-1118.
Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118) whose reign was marked by the First Crusade (1096-1099).

Alexius I Comnenus

(əˈlɛksɪəs; kɒmˈniːnəs)
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(Biography) 1048–1118, ruler of the Byzantine Empire (1081–1118)
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He places Komnene's account of the crusade's passage through Byzantine territory alongside her treatment of the reign of her father, Alexios I Komnenos, as a whole.
The First Crusade (109699) is one of the best-known and most written-about events in history' yet little has been written about its 'real origins' which were not so much Urban Il's famous call to arms but the plea from the usurper Emperor Alexios I Komnenos in Constantinople for help in turning back the tide of Mohammedan incursions into the empire.
In his article The Shock of the New (August 1999), Rupert Willoughby states that at the Council of Piacenza in March 1095, Emperor Alexios I Komnenos had not foreseen that he would provoke a `mass migration of militant Latins.