Failed mission of Shahan-Shah to areas east of Ikonion

Summary:
 
Dates:
1175 
Emperor Manuel I Komnenos (Manuel 1)
  • Sent Shahan-Shah 17001 to Paphlagonia and the lands east of Ikonion with money and troops, but the latter soon returned defeated and terrified; heard of Michael 17005'¬ís failure at Amaseia and sent Thomas 17004 on a fruitless embassy to Kilic Arslan 52 (:) Kinnamos 295.16-297.16
Shahan-Shah, brother of Kilic Arslan II (Shahan-Shah 17001)
  • Was sent to Paphlagonia and the lands east of Ikonion with money and troops; but he had not gone far when a Turkish ambush killed many of the Byzantines with him and took rich booty; he only just escaped and returned in terror to Manuel 1 (:) Kinnamos 295.16-23