Manuel I discouraged the Antiochenes & marched home through Turkish territory

Manuel I did all that was possible to settle matters with the people of Antioch, then astounded everybody by marching home with boldness and impunity through Turkish territory in upper Phrygia, as if it were his own. He brought the army home safely to the capital 
Emperor Manuel I Komnenos (Manuel 1)
  • He had brought the army home from Cilicia like Moses through the wilderness, and crossed Turkish territory with impunity like Joshua (:) Italikos 76.16-22
  • Marched home through Turkish territory as though through his own, astounding them by his boldness (:) ... ὡς δι᾿ οἰκείας λοιπὸν ἰέναι τῆς ἀλλοτρίας Kinnamos 31.3-9
  • Having done his duty by Ioannes 2 and sent his body off by ship, he did all that time permitted to settle things with the Antiochenes, then left Cilicia for home via Turkish territory in Upper Phrygia (:) Niketas Choniates, Historia 49.50-50.55
  • He first solved remaining problems in the army in Cilicia, then calmed panic in the capital by the information and messengers he sent, raising the morale of all - excellent omens for the coming reign (:) Italikos 293.3-294.2
  • Having completed his business in Cilicia, he brought the army safely back to the capital (:) William of Tyre bk. 15, 23.43-46