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Sack of Thessalonica (1185)

Sack of Thessalonica
Part of the Norman invasion of the Balkans of 1185–1186
Date 9–24 August 1185
Location Thessalonica
Result Norman victory; Thessalonica sacked
Belligerents
Byzantine Empire Kingdom of Sicily
Commanders and leaders
David Komnenos (POW)
Theodore Choumnos
John Maurozomes (POW)
Count Baldwin
Count Richard of Acerra
Count Tancred of Lecce
Strength
80,000 men
200 ships
Casualties and losses
7,000 soldiers and civilians 3,000 soldiers
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