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Sittas
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(Σίττας, Ζτίττας/Síttas, Ztíttas; Latin also Zetas and the like: [1. 1160]). Magister utriusque militiae in AD 530-538/9; doryphóros of Iustinianus [1] even before the latter's elevation to emperor. First magister militum per Armeniam in 528 (Cod. Iust. 1,29,5; [2. 266 f.]). Married a sister of Theodora (Ioh. Mal. 430). Magister utriusque militiae praesentalis in 530-538/9; killed in an ambush in 538/9 in a battle against the Armenians (Procop. Pers. 2,3,19-26).

Bibliography

1 PLRE 3, 1160-1163

2 B. Rubin, Das Zeitalter Justini…

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Lütkenhaus, Werner (Marl), “Sittas”, in: 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 06 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1114490>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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