Byzantine Empire Macedonian dynasty

Admiral Himerios victories in the East
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910 Jan 1

Admiral Himerios victories in the East

Laodicea, Syria

In 906, Admiral Himerios managed to score his first victory over the Arabs. Another victory followed in 909, and in the next year, he led an expedition on the Syrian coast: Laodicea was sacked, its hinterland plundered, and many prisoners captured, with minimal losses.

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