n 726 CE, Emperor Leo carried out an important act, which completes the timeline above. What symbolic act did he carry out?
Leo III (reign AD 716-741) :
Leo III had decisively delivered the eastern empire from the Saracen threat.
Centuries should pass before the Asia Minor should again be invaded in force by Saracen armies.
Leo III's military glories are indeed [ impressive. But he perhaps even better known as Leo the Iconoclast. This is due to the role he played in a theological controversy of such magnitude that
it should eventually drive the churches of east and west apart.
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