John Axouchos, From Kidnapped Child to Roman Commander

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Early life John Axouchos was born circa 1087. He is a Turk by birth (though referred to anachronistically as a "Persian" by John Kinnamos). Because of his origin, it is possible that Axouchos was a Muslim before his capture. In 1097, the little John Axouchos was captured by the Romans during the Siege of Nicaea … Continue reading John Axouchos, From Kidnapped Child to Roman Commander