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Battle of Manzikert (1054)
Part of the Byzantine-Seljuk wars
Date1054
LocationAnatolia, in the thema of Iberia and Armenia
Result Byzantine victory
Belligerents
Byzantine Empire Great Seljuk Sultanate
Strength
Unknown Unknown
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown


The Battle of Manzikert in 1054 was a successful defense of the city of Manzikert by Byzantine forces under Basil Apocapes against the Seljuk Turks led by Toğrül. Seventeen years later, the Turks would experience greater success against Romanus Diogenes under Alp Arslan at the same place.

Coordinates: 39°00′00″N 32°00′00″E / 39°N 32°E / 39; 32

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