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Encyclopedia > Leo V of Armenia
King Levon V doing justice by Sarkis Pitzak, 1331
King Levon V doing justice by Sarkis Pitzak, 1331

Leo (also Leon or Levon) V of Armenia (1309August 28, 1341) was king of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, ruling from 1320 to 1341. He was the son of Oshin of Armenia and Isabel of Korikos, and came to the throne on the death of his father. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (902x1204, 429 KB) Summary King Levon V (effigies of a courtier and civil men in their authentic costumes are also seen), Venice, Ms. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (902x1204, 429 KB) Summary King Levon V (effigies of a courtier and civil men in their authentic costumes are also seen), Venice, Ms. ... Events August 15 - The city of Rhodes surrenders to the forces of the Knights of St. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Events The Queens College, a constituent college of the University of Oxford, is founded. ... Armenian Cilicia and Crusader States Cilicia The Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia (sometimes referred to as Armenia Minor or Lesser Armenia) was a state formed in the Middle Ages by Armenian refugees fleeing the Seljuk invasion of Armenia. ... Events January 20 - Dante - Quaestio de Aqua et Terra January 20 - Duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland April 6 - The Scots reaffirm their independence by signing the Declaration of Arbroath. ... Events The Queens College, a constituent college of the University of Oxford, is founded. ... Oshin of Armenia (1282 – July 20, 1320) was king of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, ruling from 1307 to 1320. ...


He spent his minority under the regency of Oshin of Korikos. During this period, the kingdom was much harassed by Mamelukes and Mongols. In 1322, Pope John XXII intervened to enlist the aid of the Ilkhanate and Philip V of France on behalf of Armenia, and the kingdom obtained a fifteen-year truce with Sultan Al-Nasr Muhammad. The Regent Oshin had married his stepmother, Jeanne of Anjou, and Leo was forced to marry Oshin's daughter Alice (by his first wife, Margaret d'Ibelin) on August 10, 1321. Oshin murdered a number of members of the royal family to consolidate his own power, and Leo's reaction upon reaching his majority in 1329 was violent. Oshin, his brother Constantine, Constable of Armenia and Lord of Lampron, and Leo's wife Alice were all murdered on the king's orders, the head of Oshin being sent to the Ilkhan and of Constantine to Al-Nasr Muhammad. An Ottoman Mamluk, from 1810 Mamluks (or Mameluks) (the Arabic word usually translates as owned, singular: مملوك plural: مماليك) comprised slave soldiers used by the Muslim Caliphs and the Ottoman Empire, and who on more than one occasion seized power for themselves. ... Honorary guard of Mongolia. ... Events September 27/September 28 - Battle of Ampfing, often called the last battle of knights, in which Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor defeats Frederick I of Austria Births January 11 - Emperor Komyo of Japan (died 1380) Deaths January 3 - King Philip V of France (born 1293) March 16 - Humphrey de... Pope John XXII, born Jacques Duèze or dEuse (1249 – December 4, 1334), was the son of a shoemaker in Cahors. ... Khanates of Mongolian Empire: Il-Khanate, Chagatai Khanate, Empire of the Great Khan (Yuan Dynasty), Golden Horde The Ilkhanate (also spelled Il-khanate or Il Khanate) was one of the four divisions within the Mongol Empire. ... Philip V the Tall (French: Philippe V le Long) (1293 - January 3, 1322) was King of France from 1316 to 1322, a member of the Capetian dynasty. ... The Mamluk al-Nasr Muhammad (النصر محمد) (Victory of Muhammad, born 1285, died 1341) was sultan of Egypt from December 1293, with two interruptions to his death in 1341. ... August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Births September 29 - John of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (d. ... Events Antipope Nicholas V is excommunicated by Pope John XXII. Aimone of Savoy becomes Count of Savoy. ...


Leo was strongly pro-Western and favored a union of the Armenian and Roman Churches, which deeply displeased the native barons. His second marriage on December 29, 1331 to Constance, the daughter of Frederick III of Sicily and widow of Henry II of Cyprus, further aroused anti-Western sentiment. Catholic Church redirects here. ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... Events September 8 - Stefan Dusan declares himself king of Serbia Start of the reign of Emperor Kogon of Japan, first of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders Births Coluccio Salutati, Florentine political leader (died 1406) Deaths January 14 - Odoric, Italian explorer October 27 - Abulfeda, Arab historian and geographer (born 1273) Categories: 1331... Frederick III (or II) (1272 – 1337), King of Sicily, was the third son of King Peter III of Aragon and Sicily, and of Constance, daughter of Manfred. ... Henry II of Jerusalem (died 1324) was the last king of Jerusalem and at the same time ruled as King of Cyprus. ...


In 1337, Al-Nasr Muhammad invaded again, taking the city of Ayas, and Leo was forced to conclude a humiliating truce, surrendering territory and a large idemnity and promising to have no dealings with the West. He spent the last years of his reign holed up in the citadel at Sis, hoping for Western aid. On December 28, 1341 he was murdered by his own barons. His only son by Alice, Hethum, had died before 1331; the barons elected his cousin Guy of Lusignan to succeed him. Events March 17 - Edward, the Black Prince is created Duke of Cornwall, becoming the first English Duke Beginning of the Hundred Years War (c. ... Ayah plural Ayat (آية respectively آيات) is the Arabic word for sign or miracle. ... Kozan (37°27′N 35°48′E) is a city in Adana Province, Turkey. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... Events The Queens College, a constituent college of the University of Oxford, is founded. ... Events September 8 - Stefan Dusan declares himself king of Serbia Start of the reign of Emperor Kogon of Japan, first of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders Births Coluccio Salutati, Florentine political leader (died 1406) Deaths January 14 - Odoric, Italian explorer October 27 - Abulfeda, Arab historian and geographer (born 1273) Categories: 1331... Constantine IV of Armenia (died 1344) was the first Latin king of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, ruling from 1342 to 1344. ...

  Preceded by:  
 Oshin
  Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia   Followed by:
 Constantine IV  

Oshin of Armenia (1282 – July 20, 1320) was king of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, ruling from 1307 to 1320. ... Armenian Cilicia and Crusader States Cilicia The Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia (sometimes referred to as Armenia Minor or Lesser Armenia) was a state formed in the Middle Ages by Armenian refugees fleeing the Seljuk invasion of Armenia. ... Constantine IV of Armenia (died 1344) was the first Latin king of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, ruling from 1342 to 1344. ...

Bibliography

  • T.S.R. Boase, editor. The Cilician Kingdom of Armenia. Scottish Academic Press, 1978.

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Leo V of Armenia - Biocrawler (345 words)
Leo (also Leon or Levon) V of Armenia (1309-August 28, 1341) was king of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, ruling from 1320 to 1341.
In 1322, Pope John XXII intervened to enlist the aid of the Ilkhanate and Philip V of France on behalf of Armenia, and the kingdom obtained a fifteen-year truce with Sultan Al-Nasr Muhammad.
Leo was strongly pro-Western and favored a union of the Armenian and Roman Churches, which deeply displeased the native barons.
692. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History (607 words)
The invaders were finally repulsed by the strategos of the Anatolian theme, Leo, who forced the abdication of the emperor and was enthusiastically proclaimed by the clergy and populace of the capital.
LEO III (the Isaurican), founder of the Isaurican dynasty, an eminent general and a great organizer.
Leo used drastic measures to suppress revolts in the army and reestablished discipline by issuing new regulations.
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