Definition of Phocas

1. Noun. (plural of phoca) ¹



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Definition of Phocas

1. phoca [n] - See also: phoca

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phocas

phobic neurosis
phobically
phobics
phobism
phobisms
phobist
phobists
phobiƦ
phobophobia
phobosophy
phoca
phocacean
phocaceans
phocae
phocal
phocas (current term)
phocenic
phocenic acid
phocenin
phocid
phocids
phocine
phocines
phocodont
phocodontia
phocomeli
phocomelias
phocomelic dwarfism
phocomelus

Literary usage of Phocas

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1902)
"The lofty titles of the morning star, and the death of the Saracens,134 were applied in the public acclamations to Nicephorus phocas, a prince as renowned ..."

2. A History of the Later Roman Empire: From Arcadius to Irene (395 A.D. to 800 by John Bagnell Bury (1889)
"Of the fall of phocas we nave an account in the Brief History of ... No laws or letters of phocas have survived. The chronology of Theophanes becomes at ..."

3. Greece Under the Romans by George Finlay (1907)
"could not or would not express himself with a more general application, or in a clearer manner.1 SECTION IV phocas WAS THE REPRESENTATIVE OF A REVOLUTION, ..."

4. Italy and Her Invaders by Thomas Hodgkin (1895)
"phocas, We left phocas, the murderer of Maurice, wearing the Imperial diadem, and receiving the shameful congratulations of Pope Gregory. ..."

5. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1854)
"... said to have puzzled the author himself. (Anecdotes Dramatiques, torn, i, p. 422.) * The revolt of phocas and death of Maurice are told by Theophylact ..."

6. A History of All Nations, from the Earliest Periods to the Present Time; Or by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1856)
"They marched to Constantinople under phocas, one of their centurions. ... The unfortunate emperor was forced to abdicate: phocas was tumultuously invested ..."

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