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English: The alleged arms of the Komnenos [Comnenus] family under en:Isaac I Komnenos (1057-1059). A military family originating from en:Paphlagonia, the en:Komnenos dynasty of en:Byzantine Emperors began when Isaac Komnenos, a general of the Eastern armies of en:Michael VI, led a successful coup against Michael and was proclaimed emperor in 1057. He is credited as being the first en:Byzantine Emperor to have adopted the en:double-headed eagle as an emblem. Or, a double-headed eagle Sable.
Date 2008-02-09 (original upload date)
(Original text : 09.02.2008)
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Author Dragases ( talk) Original uploader was Dragases at en.wikipedia
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