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Isaurian

/ aɪˈsɔːrɪən /

adjective

  1. of or relating to Isauria, an ancient district of S central Asia Minor, or its inhabitants


noun

  1. a native or inhabitant of Isauria

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When Leo the Isaurian had secured his empire against foreign enemies, he set himself resolutely to convert heretics.

These enemies were the freebooters who dwelt in the Isaurian mountains, wild and untamed in their secure fastnesses.

The saint is celebrated in ecclesiastical history for her opposition to the iconoclastic policy of Leo the Isaurian.

(the Isaurian) promulgated his iconoclastic edict in the Eastern Empire.

Already, under Leo the Isaurian, the virgin Theodosia had been martyred.

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