Alexius I Comnenus


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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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The long reign of Alexius I Comnenus was a period marked by turbulence and change in the Byzantine Empire.
Cameron focuses on Byzantium and mainly on the elite circles of its capital, Constantinople in the long 12th century: the Comnenian period, from the seizure of the throne by Alexius I Comnenus in 1081 to the sack of Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade in 1204.
Byzantine historian and daughter of the emperor Alexius I Comnenus. She is remembered for her Alexiad, a history of the life and reign of her father, which became a valuable source as a pro-Byzantine account of the early Crusades.