(Γωβάζης; Gōbázēs). King of the Lazes, abdicated in c. AD 456 in favour of his son under pressure from the Roman government, visited Constantinople in 465/6 for negotiations with Emperor Leo I, in which Daniel the Stylite, who lived there and whom he revered, supported him in a mediating role.
PLRE 2, 515
ODB 1, 585, s.v. Daniel the Stylite.
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Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich),
Brill’s New Pauly
, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry.
Consulted online on 17 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e425780>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510