Byzantine Empire Doukid dynasty

Rebellion of Nikephoros Bryennios
©Image Attribution forthcoming. Image belongs to the respective owner(s).
1078 Feb 1

Rebellion of Nikephoros Bryennios

İstanbul, Turkey

During the reign of Nikephoros, he had to contend with four revolts and plots before the revolt of Alexios I Komnenos which ultimately ended his reign. The first revolt was that of Nikephoros Bryennios, who had contended for the throne of Michael VII at the same time as Nikephoros III; Nikephoros, now too old to command armies, sent Alexios Komnenos to defeat him. Once Bryennios was defeated, Nikephoros III had him blinded, but granted him and his partisans amnesty.


HistoryMaps Shop

Visit Shop

There are several ways to support the HistoryMaps Project.
Visit Shop
Donate
Support Page
Last Updated: : Wed Jan 17 2024