1182: Alexios I Grand Komnenos is born.
1185: After the revolt of the 12th September against Andronikos I, Alexios I escapes to Iberia.
Μarch‑Αpril 1204: Trebizond is captured and the trapezuntine empire is founded. Alexios I is proclaimed emperor. He expands his dominion over Amisos, Simope, Oinaion and Chalybia.
1206: Alexios I confronts the Seljuk forces of Ikonio.
1214: The Seljuks of Ikonio besiege Sinope. Alexios I is captured.
Orthodox Sunday 1222: Death of Alexios I