Most of his spare money he devoted to the ransoming of the numerous Russian captives detained at the Golden Horde.
In 805 the first great ransoming of Moslem prisoners took place on the banks of the little river Lamus in Cilicia.
In the year 808 the second ransoming between the Moslems and the Greeks took place near the river Lamus.
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