Definition of Leo III in English:

Leo III

Syllabification: Le·o III
( Circa 680–741), Byzantine emperor 717–741. He repulsed several Muslim invasions and carried out an extensive series of reforms. In 726, he banned icons and other religious images; the resulting iconoclastic controversy led to more than a century of political and religious turmoil.

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Word of the day obloquy
Pronunciation: ˈäbləkwē
noun
strong public criticism or verbal abuse