Alexios I Komnenos Timeline

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  • 1078
    Future Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komnenos marries Irene Doukaina.
  • 1081 - 1082
    The Normans, led by Robert Guiscard, attack Byzantine Greece.
  • Apr 1081 - Aug 1118
  • 1082
    Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komnenos grants trade access and privileges to the Venetians in return for naval support.
  • 1084
    The Normans defeat a Venetian naval force, allies of the Byzantine Empire.
  • 1085
    Alexios I Komnenos recaptures Dyracchion from the Normans.
  • 1087 - 1090
    The Pechenegs attack Byzantine Thrace.
  • 29 Apr 1091
    A Byzantine army, with Cumans as allies, defeats the Pechenegs at the battle of Mount Lebounion.
  • 1092
    Alexios I Komnenos introduces the electrum hyperpyron coin (worth one-third of a gold nomisma).
  • 1095
    Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komnenos quashes a rebellion led by Nikephoros Diogenes.
  • Mar 1095
    Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komnenos appeals to the west for aid against the Seljuks.
  • 1097
    The First Crusaders arrive at Constantinople.
  • 1097
    The First Crusaders capture Nicaea.
  • 3 Jun 1098
    The First Crusaders capture Antioch after an 8-month siege.
  • 1107
    The Normans, led by Bohemund, besiege Dyracchion.
  • 1108
    The Treaty of Devol is signed between the Byzantine Empire and the Normans, removing any Norman threat from the empire's territory.
  • 15 Aug 1118
    Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komnenos dies of natural causes.