Pelekete Monastery


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  • Lachanodrakon, Michael —    Strategos (q.v.) of the theme Thrakesion (qq.v.) under Constantine V (q.v.) and feared Iconoclast. His name inspired fear among both Arabs and Iconophiles (qq.v.). He won a great victory over Harun al Rashid (q.v.) in 782. His zealous support… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

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