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Byzantine emperor; born in 1113; assassinated at Constantinople in 1185; reigned in 1183-85. He wrote a book against the Jews and their religion, with the object of converting them to Christianity.

  • Le Beau, Histoire du Bas-Empire, book iv. ch. 22-25;
  • Hertzberg, Gesch. des Byzantinischen und Osmanischen Reiches, pp. 318-328.
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