|Anna DALASSENE of Italy
Anna DALASSENE of Italy
- Married: Abt 1042
- Died: 1 Nov 1100-1102
Nikeforos Bryennios records the marriage of "Ioanni" and "filia Charonis Alexii…Anna", stating that her mother was "genus a Dalassenis". The Alexeiad names "Anna Dalassena, the mother of the Komneni" when recording that she arranged the marriage of "the grandson of Botaneiates and the daughter of Manuel her eldest son". An undated seal records “Anne Dalassène curopalatissa”.
Despoina 1048/57. Regent of Byzantium 1081 and 1094-1095. An undated seal records “Anne Dalassène la mère du basileus”. She became a nun at Pantopopte convent which she founded. The typikon of Theotokos Kecharitomenes (dated to ) provides for the commemoration 1 Nov of "ma...despoina, la belle-mère de ma Majesté". The list of obituaries of the monastery of Christ Philanthropos, founded by Empress Eirene Doukas, records the death 1 Nov of "Annas monaxes tes metros tou basileos".
Anna married Ioannes KOMNENOS Patrikios, son of Manuel "Erotikos" KOMNENOS and Anna, about 1042. (Ioannes KOMNENOS Patrikios was born in 1015 and died on 12 Jul 1067.)