Alexios Xiphias

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Alexios Xiphias (Greek: Ἀλέξιος Ξιφίας, Italian: Alessio Xifea) was a Byzantine protospatharios and catepan of Italy from 1006 to 1008, following the long term of office of Gregory Tarchaneiotes. In March 1007, he promulgated a diploma in favour of Alexander, abbot of S. Giovanni in Lamis.


Preceded by
Gregory Tarchaneiotes
Catepan of Italy
Succeeded by
John Kourkouas