Serbia in the Byzantine Wars
©Tyson Roberts
1176 Sep 17

Serbia in the Byzantine Wars

Antakya, Küçükdalyan, Antakya/

In accordance with his vassal duties, Nemanja regularly sent auxiliary detachments to Byzantine military campaigns. Serbian detachments were also part of the Byzantine army that defeated the troops of the Sultanate of Rum in the battle of Myriokephalon on September 17, 1176, in the gorges of Asia Minor.