Byzantine Empire, Manuel I Comnenus (1143-1180AD) Bronze

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Seller: fanicorrect (287) 100%, Location: Sofia, default, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 123852473332 Welcome to my eBay Byzantine Empire, Manuel I Comnenus (1143-1180AD) Bronze Returns are accepted only if the item is not the one described or not in the photos !!! Byzantine Empire Manuel I , Comnenus - Byzantine Emperor: 8 April 1143 - 24 September 1180 A.D. Billon Aspron Trachy 25.5mm.Constantinople 1143-1180 A.D. Christ, bearded, seated facing on throne with out back, wearing nimbus crown, pallium and colobium, book of Gospels in left hand; to left, IC; to right, XC; star in field to left and right. MANγHΛ ΔΕCΠΟΤ, The Virgin, nimbate (on right) and Manuel (on left), both standing facing; the Virgin wears pallium and mpahorium, and with Her right hand crowns the emperor, who wears divitision and chlamys, and holds labarum and globe cross. Jesus of Nazareth (c. 5 BC/BCE – c. 30 AD/CE), also referred to as Jesus Christ or simply Jesus, is the central figure of Christianity. Most Christian denominations venerate him as God the Son incarnated and believe that he rose from the dead after being crucified . Christians traditionally believe that Jesus was born of a virgin :529–32 performed miracles ,:358–59 founded the Church , rose from the dead , and ascended into heaven,:616–20 from which he will return .:1091–109 Most Christian scholars today present Jesus as the awaited Messiah promised in the Old Testament and as God, arguing that he fulfilled many Messianic prophecies of the Old Testament . The majority of Christians worship Jesus as the incarnation of God the Son, one of three divine persons of a reject Trinitarianism Trinity, wholly or partly, believing it to be non-scriptural. Comnenus , or Manuel I Komnenos (Greek: Μανουήλ Α' Κομνηνός, Manouēl I Komnēnos, November 28 , 1118 – September 24 , 1180) was a Byzantine Emperor Image:manuelcomnenus.jpgof the 12th century who reigned over a crucial turning point in the history of Byzantium and the Mediterranean . Eager to restore his empire to its past glories as the superpower of the Mediterranean world, Manuel pursued an energetic and ambitious foreign policy. In the process he made alliances with the Pope and the resurgent west, invaded Italy , successfully handled the passage of the dangerous Second Crusade through his empire, and established a Byzantine protectorate over the Crusader kingdoms of Outremer . Facing Muslim advances in the Holy Land , he made common cause with the Kingdom of Jerusalem and participated in a combined invasion of Fatimid Egypt . Manuel reshaped the political maps of the Balkans and the east Mediterranean, placing the kingdoms of Hungary and Outremer under Byzantine hegemony and campaigning aggressively against his neighbours both in the west and in the east. However, towards the end of his reign Manuel's achievements in the east were compromised by a serious defeat at Myriokephalon , which in large part resulted from his arrogance in attacking a well-defended Seljuk position. Called ho Megas (Greek: ὁ Μέγας, translated as "the Great") by the Greeks , Manuel is known to have inspired intense loyalty in those who served him. He also appears as the hero of a history written by his secretary, John Kinnamos , in which every virtue is attributed to him. Manuel, who was influenced by his contact with western Crusaders, enjoyed the reputation of "the most blessed emperor of Constantinople " in parts of the Latin world as well.[1] Modern historians, however, have been less enthusiastic about him. Some of them assert that the great power he wielded was not his own personal achievement, but that of the dynasty he represented; they also argue that, since Byzantine imperial power declined so rapidly after Manuel's death, it is only natural to look for the causes of this decline in his reign. Nice addition to any collection ! For more information and size see the photos! We are not experts so please allow only the photos, not the text, to be your guide. Attention! Buying more than one subject and a combined shipment will receive the discount on Shipping! Payment: Paypal only Shipping Policy Shipping: Expedited Registered. I send my items with registered mail only! WITH TRACKING NUMBER with Priority within three days from the date of payment Please before bidding, look good product and buy only if you are sure that you want. You'll get the same product from the pictures Delivery to Europe may take about 7-18 days, to the US, Australia, Asia and rest of the world 21-35 days. Take a minute and look at our other items and our store. Never know what you might find. Thank you for visiting my auction! Condition: Returns are accepted only if the item is not the one described or not in the photos !!!

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