Byzantine Empire

The fall of Thamar Angelina Komnene

Thamar was the daughter of Nikephoros I Kommenos Doukas and his second wife, Anna Palaiologina Kantakouzene. Her father was the despotes of Epirus, which in current times is a part of Albania and Greece. Not much is known about her early life, and we don’t have a surviving portrait. She was married to the fourth [read more]