Information about Emperor Leontios of the Eastern Roman Empire

Emperor Leontios of the Eastern Roman Empire (660 - 15 February 706)

Leontios (or Leontius) (Greek: Λεόντιος, Latin: Leontius Augustus) was Byzantine emperor from 695 to 698. He came to power by overthrowing the Emperor Justinian II, but was overthrown in his turn by Tiberios III. His actual and official name was Leo (Λέων, Leōn), but he is known by the name used for him in Byzantine chronicles.

Emperor Leontios of the Eastern Roman Empire reigned in...
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