Byzantium enemies treated Romeo less severely. They took care of life and health, as a rule, only the noble romeyskoy prisoners, hoping to get them for a high ransom. Finding the battlefield badly wounded but still alive commander, tried to cure Petcheneg prisoner. Basileus Theophilus though paid for several notable Romans 200 kentinariev, t. E. One and a half million nomism. One of the generals Alexios I was bought from the Pechenegs 40 thousand. Gold. Cretan Arabs, who owned the island since the 20-ies the IX. up to 963, considered beneficial not only capture but also to buy slaves of the Romans for their subsequent exchange for his countrymen, who were captured (at the rate of one for the Romans captured two Arabs).