Empire of Trebizond
The Empire of Trebizond was a monarchy that flourished during the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries comprising the far northeastern corner of Anatolia and the southern Crimea. Originally a revolt by the g...
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Siege of Trebizond (1282)
The Siege of Trebizond in April 1282 was an unsuccessful siege of Trebizond, the capital of the namesake empire, by the Georgians under a certain David (either David I of Imereti or a confusion with D...
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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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Boztepe hill, Trabzon
Boztepe or Mount Minthrion is a hill near Trabzon in Turkey. It is located 3 kilometers southeast of the city center of Trabzon. The Değirmendere Valley lies to the west of Boztepe. The Kaymaklı quar...
Ivan Guryelov
Prince (knyaz) Ivan Stepanovich Gurielov (Russian: Иван Степанович Гурьелов) also known as Guryalov (Гурьялов) or Gurieli (Гуриэли; Georgian: გურიელი) (1770 – 1818) was a Russian general of Ge...
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...
Kızlar Monastery
Kızlar Monastery or Panagia Monastery at the foot of Boztepe mountain over looking the Trabzon city. The monastery complex built on two terraces, is surrounded by a protective high wall. The monastery...
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David Komnenos
David Komnenos (Greek: Δαβίδ Κομνηνός) (c. 1184 – 1212) was one of the founders of the Empire of Trebizond and its joint ruler together with his brother Alexios until his death. At least two lead ...
Saint Gregory of Nyssa Church, Trabzon
Saint Gregory of Nyssa was a church and monastery of Trabzon. It's believed the church was built around 1280-1297 by the wife of John III, Emperor of Trabzon. After 1665, St Gregory became the cathedr...
Sürmene knife
Sürmene knife. Being 15–20 cm in height, Sürmene knife has sharp or round tip and the section between incisive part and handle is embroidered by carving. Built in Sürmene at least since Byzantine...
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Tinatin Gurieli
Tinatin Gurieli (Georgian: თინათინ გურიელი; died 1591) was queen consort of Kakheti, a kingdom in eastern Georgia, as the first wife of King Levan. A daughter of Mamia I Gurieli, Prince of Guria, ...
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Trabzon Castle
The Trabzon Castle (Turkish: Trabzon Kalesi) is a fortress located in the city of Trabzon, northeastern Turkey. Constructed on foundations dating back to Byzantine era with cut stones from former ...
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Akçakale tower
Akçakale is a fortress in Akçaabat, Turkey, lying 18 km west of Trabzon. Built on a terrace facing the sea the fortress is believed to have been built by emperor Alexios II (1297-1330) for protection ...
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Trabzon
Trabzon (see other names, [ˈtrabzon]) is a city on the Black Sea coast of north-eastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Trabzon, located on the historical Silk Road, became a melting pot o...
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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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Siege of Trebizond (1461)
The Siege of Trebizond was the successful siege of the city of Trebizond, capital of the Empire of Trebizond, by the Ottomans under Sultan Mehmed II, which ended on August 15, 1461. With the last memb...
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Mamia III Gurieli
Mamia III "the Great", of the Gurieli, (Georgian: მამია III დიდი გურიელი, Mamia III Didi Gurieli) also known as the Black Gurieli (შავი გურიელი, Shavi Gurieli) (died January 5, 1714) was Prince of...
Siege of Trebizond (1205–06)
The Siege of Trebizond from 1205 to 1206 was an attempt by the Seljuk Sultanate of Rûm to take the city along the coast of the Black Sea. William Miller explains this action as punishment for "the dis...
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Demetrius of Guria
Demetrius of Imereti, also known as Demetrius of Guria or Demetrius Gurieli (died 1668) ruled the Kingdom of Imereti (in modern Georgia in the Caucasus) briefly from 1663 to 1664. He had earlier beco...
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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Dankiyo
Dankiyo (from ancient Greek: angion (Τὸ ἀγγεῖον)), is an ancient word from the text of Evliya Çelebi (17th century, Ottoman Era "The Laz's of Trebizond invented a bagpipe called a dankiyo..." describ...
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Yeni Cuma Mosque
The Yeni Cuma Mosque is a mosque in Trabzon, Turkey. It was built during Byzantine times as the Hagios Eugenios Church, dedicated to Saint Eugenius, the patron saint of the city.It is not known exactl...
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Perateia
Perateia (Greek: Περατεία, "place beyond [the sea]", see also Peraia) was the overseas territory of the Empire of Trebizond, comprising the Crimean cities of Cherson, Kerch and their hinterlands. ...