On the Relationship between the Founder of the Empire of Trebizond and the Georgian Queen Thamar

@article{Toumanoff1940OnTR,
  title={On the Relationship between the Founder of the Empire of Trebizond and the Georgian Queen Thamar},
  author={Cyril Toumanoff},
  journal={Speculum},
  year={1940},
  volume={15},
  pages={299 - 312}
}
THE problem of the foundation of the Trapezuntine Empire has recently been brought to light once again and treated exhaustively by Professor A. Vasiliev in an article published in this journal.1 In it Vasiliev has laid due stress on the kinship between the Byzantine Comneni and the Georgian Bagratids, and more especially between the founder of that empire, Alexius Comnenus (and his brother David) and Queen Thamar of Georgia, as 'one of the most important elements in the problem of the founding… 
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