OS Grb vizantijske loze "Lascaris Comnenus of Constantinople"

Standard bearing the Coat of Arms
of the Byzantine House of
Lascaris Comnenus of Constantinople

* The Bicephalous Eagle was the property of the HOUSE OF LASCARIS who conveyed it to the Byzantine Empire and it is distinct from the anterior Augustan Eagle of the Roman Empire, the First Rome. It was introduced into Russia, the Third Rome, as a dowry on the occasion of the marriage of Sophia Palaeologos to Ivan III the Great, Grand Duke of Muscovy.


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