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  • Title: What the Genoese Cast upon Helena Dragash's Head: Coins Not "Confecti" [argues, based on evidence from the acccount book of the Genoese commune in Pera, that the Genoese showered Helena Dragash with coins when she made her ceremonial entrance into Constantinople a few days prior to her wedding].
  • Source: Byzantinische Forschungen 20, ( 1994): Pages 235 - 246.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Account Books Byzantium Ceremonies Coins Empresses Genoese Helena Dragas, Wife of Manuel II Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor Marriage
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean;Italy
  • Century: 14
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 01675346
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