ON THE GENEALOGY OF ZABEL QUEEN OF CILICIA
The article is an attempt to bring together historical data regarding the genealogy of Zabel, queen of Armenian Cilician kingdom (1226-1252), particularly her maternal lineage. Generally the sources refer to Zabel’s mother as the representative of the Royal dynasty of Cyprus. But some interesting facts in the genealogy of the latter point to the existence of both Armenian-Byzantine and Armenian-French lineages.
The statement consists of 4 parts:
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