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Palaiologos


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(Παλαιολόγος, fem. Παλαιολογίνα), a noble family; although palaiologos meant “junkman,” the Byz. believed that the family possessed ancient ancestors. The first known Palaiologos was Nikephoros, general and governor of Mesopotamia ...

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


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