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Name:  Theodore Mankaphas
Brief biography:  Byzantine rebel at the end of the 12th and early 13th century, based in Philadelphia in Magnesia.
Nationality:  Byzantine
Occupation:  Governor
Place of birth:  Eurasia: Manisa, Alaşehir
Place of death:  Eurasia: Bursa, Iznik

Theodore was a governor of the city of Philadelphia in Magnesia, and revolted to become Emperor twice; once against Isaac II in 1188-9; then again during the chaos following the Fourth Crusade in 1204-5. He is assumed to have died sometime later in captivity in Nicaea.

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Theodore Mankaphas; Philadelphia
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