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Old 09-10-2009, 03:41 AM   #8
osiris
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i had the pleasure of meeting 3 people who claimed they were decendents of the phanorites in athens in the 70s one was an old rumanian lady the other was a natural blond blueyed individual a real rarity in greece especially the anatolian greeks his surname was varangis,inidcative of his familys varangian guard origins, the 3rd claimed his family could trace their origins to original settlers to constantinople from rome.
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