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Leo III

(ca. 680–741). “The Isaurian”; b. perhaps N Syria, rather than Isauria, as formerly thought; E Roman emp. 717–741; forced Suleiman (Arab.: Sulayman; d. 717; Umayyad caliph 715–717) to give up siege (begun 716) of Constantinople 717; defeated Muslim 726 and 739; iconoclast; confiscated papal lands.


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