Manuel made his way home through a narrow defile with great courage

Ioannes, relative by marriage of Manuel I (Ioannes 17012)
  • Offered Manuel 1 a shield when unarmed in dangerous circumstances; Manuel refused, saying that one shield could not save two (:) Kinnamos 198.1-5
Emperor Manuel I Komnenos (Manuel 1)
  • Pillaged further, but on return his tiny force had to march through a dangerous defile against heavy odds; he refused the shield of Ioannes 17012 (which could not cover 2), defeated the Turks with personal exploits and reached Constantinople (:) Kinnamos 197.10-198.13