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Description Flag of the Palaiologos dynasty with the imperial coat of arms (1259-1453). The four Bs, or Fire Steles ( Greek: Πυρεκβόλα - Pyrekvola), represent the initials of the family's motto King of Kings, Ruling Over Rulers ( Greek: Βασιλεύς Βασιλέων, Βασιλεύων Βασιλευόντων - Vasilefs Vasileon, Vasilevon Vasilevonton). The initials were added to the family's original Arms after the ascent of Michael VIII Palaeologus to the imperial throne. Gules, a cross and four Bs Or.
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Reference: Rietstap's Armorial


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