Isaac Komnenos of Cyprus

Isaac Komnenos of Cyprus

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Isaac Komnenos or Comnenus, Isaakios Komn no c. 1155 - 1195/1196), was the ruler of Cyprus from 1184 to 1191, before Richard I's conquest during the Third Crusade. He was a minor member of the Komnenos family. He was son of an unnamed Doukas Kamateros and Irene Komnene. His maternal grandparents were sebastokrat r Isaac Komnenos and his first wife Theodora. His namesake maternal grandfather was the third son of John II Komnenos and Piroska of Hungary. He was the senior surviving son of John II at his death but his younger brother Manuel I Komnenos successfully claimed the throne for himself. Both Isaacs should not be confused with the Byzantine emperor Isaac I Komnenos (1057-1059). He was an uncle of Alexios I Komnenos and great-uncle of John II.show more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 245g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135786938
  • 9786135786934