Bandon of Matzouka
Author(s) : IBR , Lampakis Stylianos (17/10/2003)Translation : Chrysanthopoulos Dimitrios
For citation: IBR , Lampakis Stylianos, "Bandon of Matzouka",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7909>
The bandon of Matzouka occupied the region south and south west of the city of Trebizond. Due to its strategic location, it was the bulwark of the capital of the Grand Komnenoi. The economy of the region was based on agriculture and cattle-raising and its troops had the fame of being brave and tough.
Theme of Chaldia (?), Empire of Trebizond
Northeastern Asia Minor, modern northern (Central) Turkey
Bandon of Matzoukaon
1. On the term bandon
2. On the bandon of Matzouka
2.2. Geography – economy – operational capability
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