The Turk Seljuk invaded almost the entire Anatolia region after the Byzantine defeat at the Battle of Manzikert in 1071, with the result of the previous night of the Clermont Council, the territory under the control of the Byzantine Empire fell. just over half. Adopt a demodog shirt. By the time of Emperor Alexios I Komnenos, the territory of the Byzantine Empire was primarily the Balkan region in Europe and the northwestern edge of Anatolia and they faced the enemy of the Norman in the west and the Turks. Turkey in the east. In response to the defeat at Manzikert and later Byzantine damage in Asia Minor in 1074, Pope Gregory VII called for milites Christi (“Soldier of Christ”) to come and aid Byzantine-Hy Greek. In fact, most of this appeal was ignored and even opposed, but it also focused a lot of attention on the east.