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Personal data Bardas 'the Elder' Phokas Male

Ancestors (and descendant) of Bardas 'the Elder' Phokas

Sofia Palyolega
± 818-????
Anna Dalassena
± 841-????

Bardas 'the Elder' Phokas
± 889-± 969

± 912
Nn. Maleina
± 925-????
Sophia Phokaina
± 930-????
Phokaina Phokene
± 920-????

Household of Bardas 'the Elder' Phokas

He is married to Nn. Maleina about 905 TO ABT 912.


  1. N Phokas  ????- Tree 7
  2. Sophia Phokaina  ± 930-???? Tree 7
  3. Nikephoros II Phokas  ± 912-969 Tree 7
  4. Phokaina Phokene  ± 920-???? Tree 7
  5. Leo “the Younger” de Byzance Phokas  ± 920-± 976 Tree 7

Notes by Bardas 'the Elder' Phokas

Name Suffix: Caesar Of Constantinople
Bardas Phokas, caesar1,2
b. circa 880, d. 969, #9953
Bardas Phokas, caesar was an important Byzantine general in Anatolia, on the borders of the empire.3 He was born circa 880. He was the son of Nikephoros "the Elder" Phokas. He married N. N. Maleine, daughter of Eudokias Maleinos, before 912. He was patrikos, magistros, and domestikos ton scholon before 963 in Constantinople, Byzantium. Caesar in Byzantine Empire, in 963.4 He was given the title Caesar by his son, the emperor Nikephoros in 963.4 He died in 969.

Children of Bardas Phokas, caesar and N. N. Maleine:
Leo Phokas, curopalates+ b. c 912, d. 976
N. N. Phocaina+ b. c 920

Child of Bardas Phokas, caesar:
Nikephoros II Phokas, basileus Rhomaiôn b. 912, d. 10 Dec 969

[S204] Roderick W. Stuart, Royalty for Commoners: The Complete Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, Kings of England, and Queen Philippa (.: ., 3rd Ed., 1998), 219-39. Hereinafter cited as RfC.
[S204] Roderick W. Stuart, RfC, 275-37.
[S862] Various Encyclopædia Britannica 2001 Standard Edition CD-ROM (U.S.A.: Inc.
, 1994-2000), Nicephorus II Phocas. Hereinafter cited as EB CD 2001.
[S1170] John Julius Norwich, A Short History of Byzantium (London: Penguin Books, 1988), pg. 190. Hereinafter cited as Norwich - Byzantium.
{geni:occupation} Chefe de Brigada (Governor of Theme, General?) da Armênia na Bithynia, aka Caesar, Caesar of Constantinople, Grand Domestique

Bardas Phokas (Greek: Βάρδας Φωκᾶς) (c. 878 – c. 968) was a notable Byzantine general in the first half of the 10th century, and father of Byzantine emperor Nikephoros II Phokas and the kouropalates Leo Phokas the Younger.

Bardas was the scion of the Phokas family, one of the great houses of the Anatolian military aristocracy, his father was Nikephoros Phokas the Elder, an eminent Byzantine general with a distinguished record of service in Italy. In917, he participated under the orders of his elder brother Leo in the disastrous Battle of Acheloos.

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