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The Alexiad of Anna Comnena - Study Guide Book XI Summary & Analysis

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Bohemund, the Counts, Godfrey combined forces with Isangeles. Together they are to conquer Nicea. The 'barbarians' there asked for the Sultan's aid but he delayed. The people of Nicea decided to surrender but changed their minds when they heard the Sultan's troops were on the way. When the Sultan's army engaged, a terrible battle began, but the Turks eventually lost. The Sultan now knows the extent of the troops. The siege of Nicea continues. Eventually Nicea is captured and Butumites is made Duke of Nicea by Alexius.

Alexius continued to press for all the counts to swear their loyalty to him but some resisted. Tacitus and the Frankish troops continue to move forward, conquering more land. The next major city to be besieged is Antioch. There is an attempt to convince Bohemund that Alexius is after his life but Antioch is conquered nonetheless...

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