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John Patrikios

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Author(s):

Paul A. Hollingsworth

John Patrikios, 

appointed by Emp. Leontios in 697 to lead a naval expedition against the Arabs in North Africa.

John recaptured Carthage and several surrounding towns, but in 698 ʿAbd al-Malik sent a superior fleet, forcing him to retreat for supplies and reinforcements to Crete, where mutinous supporters of Tiberios II killed him.

Bibliography

Stratos, Byzantium 5:80–84.Find this resource:

    Kulakovskij, Istorija 3:278f.Find this resource:

      Paul A. Hollingsworth