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Spring 943

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  • Byzantine army under John Kourkouas besieges Edessa. According to instructions received from Emperor Romanos I Lekapenos, for the surrender of the Mandylion Kourkouas promises the Emir of Edessa the release of 200 captives, the sparing of the city and a guarantee of its inviolability for the future, and 12,000 pieces of silver.

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