HomePage | Recent changes | View source | Discuss this page | Page history | Log in |

Printable version | Disclaimers | Privacy policy

Leo III, the Isaurian, Byzantine emperor 717-741

Leo instituted Iconoclasm, the destruction of sacred images.

previous emperor: Theodosius III (715-717)
following emperor: Constantine V, Kopronymus (son of Leo III) (741-775)

see also Pope Leo III, 795-816.