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Leo III

noun
1.
Saint, a.d. c750–816, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 795–816.
2.
(“the Isaurian”), a.d. c680–741, Eastern Roman emperor 717–741.
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Leo III

noun
1.
called the Isaurian. ?675–741 ad, Byzantine emperor (717–41): he checked Arab expansionism and began the policy of iconoclasm, which divided the empire for the next century
2.
Saint. ?750–816 ad, pope (795–816). He crowned Charlemagne emperor of the Romans (800). Feast day: June 12
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