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Palaeologus

[ pey-lee-ol-uh-guhs; especially British pal-ee- ]

noun

  1. family name of Byzantine rulers 1259–1453.


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In 1408 he was sent to Paris on an important mission from the emperor Manuel Palaeologus.

(Palaeologus) gave the Monembasiotes freedom from all sorts of exactions throughout the empire.

Two years before his accession he also married a daughter of the emperor John Palaeologus.

John Palaeologus, as we saw, is represented in the group which adorned the eastern arch supporting the great dome.

A Palaeologus, brother of a Byzantine emperor, had conquered the city of Toledo, and transmitted its appellation as a family name.

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