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(Ἄμερ), emir of Melitene (Malaṭya); died 3 Sept. 863. A lifelong opponent of the Byz. Empire, he was often allied with the ʿAbbāsid caliphate and the Paulician leader Karbeas. In ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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