Doukas, Andronikos

   Famous military commander whose revolt against Leo VI (q.v.) in 906 was provoked by the intrigues of the courtier Samonas (q.v.). Samonas tricked Andronikos into disobeying an imperial order to join the expedition of Himerios against the Arabs (qq.v.). In fear of his life, Andronikos defected to Baghdad (q.v.), where he was well received. However, when Samonas informed the Muslims of Leo VI's letter of pardon to Andronikos, Andronikos was thrown into prison and forced to convert to Islam (q.v.). He seems to have died shortly afterward.

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