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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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.
The Byzantine Empire, now under Alexius I Comnenus, who reigned from 1081 to 1118, was under attack not only by the Turks from the east but by the Normans from the west and appealed to the Western powers for help.