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Filimenis of Constantinople

The Emperor of Constantinople and Greece, according to Floriant et Florete.

Filimenis joined Maragoz, the ruler of Sicily, in a war against Arthur. During the war, Filimenis’ daughter, Florete, fell in love with Floriant, one of Arthur’s knights. The war ended when Floriant defeated Maragoz in single combat.

Floriant and Florete wed and Filimenis left his lands to his son-in-law.

Floriant et Florete | c. 1250–1275