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Definition of melissene

melissene
Melene Mel"ene, n. [Melissic + ethylene.] (Chem.) An unsaturated hydrocarbon, C30H60, of the ethylene series, obtained from beeswax as a white, scaly, crystalline wax; -- called also melissene, and melissylene.

Meaning of melissene from wikipedia

- Melissenos (Gr****: Μελισσηνός), latinized Melissenus, feminine form Melissene (Μελισσηνή), latinized Melissena, was the name of a noble Byzantine family...
- Florentine Acciaioli family. His father George was a kinsman of Maria Melissene, the wife of Duke Antonio I Acciaioli. When Antonio died in 1435, Maria...
- on his uncle's death in 1435, he had to fight his uncle's widow Maria Melissene and the Chalkokondyles for the ducal throne. While George Chalkokondyles...
- Maria Petraliphaina (illeg.) Michael I Komnenos Doukas ruler of EpirusMelissene Michael II Komnenos Doukas ruler of Epirus ∞ St. Theodora Petraliphaina...
- 1390 - 1466). In 1435 he visited Sultan Murad II as an emissary of Maria Melissene, the widow of Antonio I Acciaioli, for his consent for the understanding...
- 1435, he left the duchy to Nerio II under the regency of his widow Maria Melissene. However, Antonio forced Nerio from the city in January 1439. Antonio...
- disputed between his nephews Nerio II and Antonio II, and his widow (Maria Melissene?). Lock 1995, p. 368. Setton 1975, p. 252. Setton 1975, pp. 255–256. Stathakopoulos...
- only through an 11th-century seal which describes her as a nun. Maria Melissene, attested in a seal dated to c. 1060–1070. It has been suggested that...
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