Rebellion of Andronikos and Isaac Nestongos, 1225
Author(s) : Giarenis Ilias (2/5/2003)Translation : Velentzas Georgios
For citation: Giarenis Ilias, "Rebellion of Andronikos and Isaac Nestongos, 1225",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=9968>
doukas (lat. dux)
Antiquity: Roman military commander who, in some provinces, combined military and civil functions.Buzantium: a higher military officer. From the second half of the 10th c. the title indicates the military comander of a larger district. After the 12th c., doukes were called the governors of small themes.
Ηead of the Hetaireia, a military officer (10th-11thC), in charge of the security of the imperial palace.
Honorary title of the Byzantine court. The office was established in 1081 by Alexios I Komnenos for his elder brother Isaac, equivalent to the one of regent
1. Historical Framework
2. The Rebellion
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