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1. A former Greek empire occupying much of the southern coast of the Black Sea. It was founded as an offshoot of the Byzantine Empire in 1204 and retained its autonomy until it was conquered by Ottoman Turks in 1461.
2. See Trabzon.


(Placename) a variant of Trabzon


(ˈtrɛb əˌzɒnd)

1. a medieval empire in NE Asia Minor 1204–1461.
2. Turkish, Trabzon. a seaport in NE Turkey, on the Black Sea: an ancient Greek colony; capital of the medieval empire of Trebizond. 155,960.
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Already the poor man saw himself crowned by the might of his arm Emperor of Trebizond at least; and so, led away by the intense enjoyment he found in these pleasant fancies, he set himself forthwith to put his scheme into execution.
And gemmy flower, of Trebizond misnam'd - Inmate of highest stars, where erst it sham'd All other loveliness : its honied dew(The fabled nectar that the heathen knew) Deliriously sweet, was dropp'd from Heaven, And fell on gardens of the unforgiven In Trebizond - and on a sunny flower So like its own above that, to this hour, It still remaineth, torturing the bee With madness, and unwonted reverie : In Heaven, and all its environs, the leaf And blossom of the fairy plant, in grief Disconsolate linger - grief that hangs her head, Repenting follies that full long have fled, Heaving her white breast to the balmy air, Like guilty beauty, chasten'd, and more fair : Nyctanthes too, as sacred as the light She fears to perfume, perfuming the night :
I have it from my husband, who is a cinquantenier**, at the Parloir-aux Bourgeois, and who was this morning comparing the Flemish ambassadors with those of Prester John and the Emperor of Trebizond, who came from Mesopotamia to Paris, under the last king, and who wore rings in their ears.
Enduring many hardships and climatic extremes, she traveled on horseback accompanied in part by a British survey party, eventually reaching Trebizond.
Some, such as the 6th-century Trebizond ivory acquired by the Musee de Cluny, bolster existing holdings in a particular field.
Martha's mother Theodora was a Pontic Greek princess, daughter of the Grand Komnenos John-IV of Trebizond.
Contractor address : Trebizond 17 and Papandreou - MELISSINOU
Dating back to the 13th century, when Trabzon was the capital of the empire of Trebizond, the Hagia Sophia constitutes one of the most important monuments of late Byzantine architecture.
O The church is the last complete unchanged work of Byzantine architecture in the country and hails from the time when the Byzantine royalty moved to Trabzon, then known as Trebizond, after the Venetian sack of Constantinople during the Fourth Crusade (1204).
The History of Greece from Its Conquest by the Crusaders to Its Conquest by the Turks and of the Empire of Trebizond 1204-1461.