Leo (d. 741)

Leo, the name of six emperors of the East, of which the chief was Leo III., surnamed the Isaurian, born in Isauria; raised to the imperial throne by the army, defeated by sea and land the Saracens who threatened Constantinople; ruled peacefully for nine years, when he headed the iconoclast movement (q.v.), which provoked hostility and led to the revolt of Italy from the Greek empire; (d. 741).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Leo * Leo
Lem`ures
Lenclos, Ninon de
Lennep, Jacob van
Lennox
Lenore
Lenormant, François
Lens
Lent
Lenthall, William
Leo
Leo
Leo
Leo I.
Leo III.
Leo IX.
Leo X.
Leo XIII.
Leon
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonidas
Leonids