Gabras
Gabras or Gavras (Greek: Γαβρᾶς), feminine form Gabraina (Γάβραινα), is the surname of an important Byzantine aristocratic family, which became especially prominent in the late 11th and early 12th...
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Symeon I of Constantinople
Symeon I of Trebizond (Greek: Συμεών Α΄ o Τραπεζούντιος) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople three times: for a short time in 1466, from 1471 to 1475 and from 1482 to 1486. In 1484 he presi...
Maria of Trebizond
Maria Megale Komnene (Greek: Μαρία Μεγάλη Κομνηνή), known as Maria of Trebizond (Greek: Μαρία της Τραπεζούντας), (died 17 December 1439) was the third wife of the Byzantine emperor John VIII P...
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John Chaldos
John Chaldos (Greek: Ἰωάννης Χάλδος, Ioannes Chaldos; fl. 995–1030) was a Byzantine general under Basil II.
As his surname indicates, Chaldos came from the region of Chaldia in northeast...
Basilios Bessarion
Basilios (or Basilius) Bessarion (in Greek Βασίλειος Βησσαρίων) (2 January 1403 – 18 November 1472), a Roman Catholic Cardinal Bishop and the titular Latin Patriarch of Constantinople, was one of...
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Thomas the Slav
Thomas the Slav (c. 760 – October 823 AD) was a 9th-century Byzantine military commander, most notable for leading a wide-scale revolt in 821–23 against Emperor Michael II the Amorian (ruled 820–...
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Niketas Scholares
Niketas Scholares (Greek: Νικήτας Σχολάρης, fl. 1341–1361), was a Byzantine Greek aristocrat and one of the leading officials of the Empire of Trebizond, eventually becoming megas doux. Niketas wa...
Ikhtiyar al-Din Hasan ibn Ghafras
Ikhtiyar al-Din Hasan ibn Ghafras or Ikstiyar al-Din Hasan ibn Gavras (died 1192) was a courtier and long-time vizier of the Seljuk Sultan of Iconium, Kilij Arslan II (reigned 1156–1192).He was a memb...
Athanasius the Athonite
Athanasius the Athonite (Greek: Αθανάσιος ο Αθωνίτης), also called Athanasios of Trebizond (c. 920 – c. 1003), was a Byzantine monk who founded the monastic community on Mount Athos, which h...
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Gregory Gabras
Gregory Gabras (Greek: Γρηγόριος Γαβρᾶς) was the son of the Byzantine governor of Trebizond, Theodore Gabras who was involved in a minor unsuccessful rebellion against the Emperor Alexios I Komnen...
Theodore Gabras
Theodore Gabras (Greek: Θεόδωρος Γαβρᾶς) was a Byzantine governor in the Pontus who was involved in a minor unsuccessful rebellion against the Emperor Alexios I Komnenos around the year 1091. Theo...
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Constantine Gabras
Constantine Gabras or Gavras (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Γαβρᾶς) was the governor or doux (duke) of the Byzantine province of Chaldia, centred on the Black Sea port of Trebizond and its mountainous hinte...
Eudokia of Trebizond
Eudokia Megale Komnene (died after 4 September 1395), was a Trapezuntine noblewoman, and a member of the powerful Byzantine Komnenos dynasty as a daughter of Emperor Alexios III of Trebizond. She was ...
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Michael Palaiologos (son of John V)
Michael Palaiologos (Greek: Μιχαήλ Παλαιολόγος; died 1376/7) was a son of Byzantine emperor John V Palaiologos (reigned 1341–1391), governor of Mesembria and claimant of the Empire of Trebizond.Li...
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Mariam, daughter of Bagrat IV of Georgia
Mariam (Georgian: მარიამი) was a daughter of King Bagrat IV of Georgia (r. 1027–1072) by his Alan wife Borena. She was possibly married, as the second wife, to the Byzantine dignitary Theodore Gab...
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Patriarch John VIII of Constantinople
John VIII Xiphilinos (Greek: Ιωάννης Η΄ Ξιφιλίνος), a native of Trebizond, was patriarch of Constantinople from 1064–1075. He was the uncle of John Xiphilinos the Epimator. John VIII also wrote a...
Patriarch Symeon I of Constantinople
Symeon I of Trebizond (Greek: Συμεών Α΄ o Τραπεζούντιος) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople three times: for a short time in 1466, from 1471 to 1475 and from 1482 to 1486. In 1484 he presi...
Anna of Trebizond, Queen of Georgia
Anna Megale Komnene (Greek: Άννα Μεγάλη Κομνηνή, Anna Megalē Komnēnē), (6 April 1357 - after 31 November 1406), was a Trapezuntine Queen consort of Georgia as the second wife of King Bagrat V. Sh...
George Amiroutzes
George Amiroutzes (Greek: Γεώργιος Αμιρουτζής) (1400–1470) was a Pontic Greek Renaissance scholar, philosopher and civil servant. Although praised and respected for his outstanding knowledge not ...
Michael Panaretos
Michael Panaretos (Greek: Μιχαήλ Πανάρετος) (1320 – c. 1390) is a Greek historian. His primary work is a chronicle of the Trapezuntine empire of Alexios I Komnenos and his successors from 1204 to ...