Comnenus

[ kom-nee-nuh s ]
/ kɒmˈni nəs /

noun

a dynasty of Byzantine emperors that ruled at Constantinople, 1057?–1185, and at Trebizond in Asia Minor, 1204–1461?.

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Com·ne·ni·an [kom-nee-nee-uh n] /kɒmˈni ni ən/, adjective
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Comnenus

/ (kɒmˈniːnəs) /

noun

an important Byzantine family from which the imperial dynasties of Constantinople (1057–59; 1081–1185) and Trebizond (1204–1461) derived
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