ca. summer 1204: Manuel Maurozomes establishes an independent rule in the region of Phrygia and the Meander river.
1205: The forces of Manuel Maurozomes raid the valley of the Meander.
1205/6: Manuel Maurozomes is defeated by the forces of the emperor of Nicaea, Theodore I Laskaris.
February/Μarch 1206: Theodore I Laskaris cedes the areas of Laodikeia and Chonai to Manuel Maurozomes, who becomes a vasal to the Seljuks of Ikonion.