Person:Leo III the Isaurian (1)

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Leo III the Isaurian
b.abt 0685
d.18 Jun 0741
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Name Leo III the Isaurian
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt 0685
Death[1] 18 Jun 0741


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Leo III the Isaurian also known as the Syrian (Greek: Λέων Γ΄ ὁ Ἴσαυρος, Leōn III ho Isauros), (c. 685 – 18 June 741) was Byzantine Emperor from 717 until his death in 741. He put an end to a period of instability, successfully defended the Empire against the invading Umayyads, and forbade the veneration of icons.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Leo III the Isaurian, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).