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Kantakouzenos


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(Καντακουζηνός, fem. Καντακουζηνή), a noble lineage whose name derived from the toponym Kouzenas near Smyrna. The first known Kantakouzenos was Alexios I's general who campaigned against the Cumans in 1094. ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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