Isaac Komnenos, Duke of Antioch
Isaac Komnenos or Comnenus was the nephew of the
Byzantine Emperor Isaac I Komnenos( 1057- 1059) and the duke of Antioch, thus leader of the eastern army.
He had in his service Hervé and a host of Norman mercenaries under his command based at Edessa. His was a border "theme" and he had to fight against the invading
Seljuk Turks. Most of his territory was conquered eventually by the Turks only to be reconstituted as the Principality of Antiochand the County of Edessaby the barons of the First Crusade.
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