Leo III the Isaurian, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Leo III the Isaurian

emperor of Byzantine Empire

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-0675

Place of Birth: Kahramanmaraş, Turkey

Date of Death: 18-Jun-0741

Profession: military personnel

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Leo III the Isaurian

  • Leo III the Isaurian, also known as the Syrian (Greek: ???? ? ?sa????, romanized: Leon ho Isauros; c.
  • 685 – 18 June 741), was Byzantine Emperor from 717 until his death in 741 who founded the Isaurian dynasty.
  • He put an end to the Twenty Years' Anarchy, a period of great instability in the Byzantine Empire between 695 and 717, marked by the rapid succession of several emperors to the throne.
  • He also successfully defended the Empire against the invading Umayyads and forbade the veneration of icons.

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