Andronikos Komnenos (son of John II)

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Andronikos Komnenos
Spouse(s) Eirene
Noble family Komnenos
Father John II Komnenos
Mother Piroska of Hungary
Born c. 1108
Died 1142

Andronikos Komnenos (or Andronicus Comnenus) (Greek: Ἀνδρόνικος Κομνηνός) (c. 1108 – 1142) was the third child and second son of the Byzantine Emperor John II Komnenos and his Hungarian wife, Piroska (Eirene).

Biography[edit]

Andronikos was made sebastokratōr at an unknown date. He was one of two sons of John II Komnenos to predecease that Emperor,[1] the other being Alexios, whose body Andronikos was charged,[1] along with the third brother, Isaac,[citation needed] with bringing back from Attalia to Constantinople in 1142. Andronikos died during the return voyage.[1]

Family[edit]

Andronikos Komnenos was married c. 1124 to a woman named Eirene (Aineidasa or Aineiadissa ?) (d. 1150/1151), by whom he had several children, these were:

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Cawley 2011, Andronikos Komnenos (Balabista in Macedonia [1108]-Autumn 1142) Cites Niketas Choniates, Liber III Rerum a Manuele Comneno Gestarum, 2, pp. 135-6.
  2. ^ Cawley 2011, MARIA Komnene Cites: Niketas Choniates, Liber VII de Rebus Gesti Manuelis Comneni, 1, p. 68; Ioannes Kinnamos Liber III, 9, p. 109.
  3. ^ Cawley 2011, IOANNES Doukas Komnenos Cites: For the wife (Rüdt-Collenberg (1975) [no book title given], p. 125, footnote 30; and other sources); For the daughter (RHC, Historiens occidentaux I, Historia Rerum in partibus transmarinis gestarum ("L'estoire de Eracles Empereur et la conqueste de la terre d'Outremer") XX.I, p. 942).
  4. ^ Cawley 2011, THEODORA Komnene Cites: For the marriage (Annales Mellicenses 1149, MGH SS IX, p. 504; and other sources)
  5. ^ Cawley 2011, EVDOKIA Komnene Cites Niketas Choniates, Liber III Rerum a Manuele Comneno Gestarum, 2, p. 135; Niketas Choniates, Liber IV Rerum a Manuele Comneno Gestarum, 1, p. 1; Ioannes Kinnamos Liber V, 8, p. 226.
  6. ^ Choniates, p. 293.

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