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[1] Byzantine emperor, 9th cent.

Byzantine emperor (AD 811), son of Nikephoros [2] I, seriously wounded in the battle against the Bulgarian Khan Krum, in which his father fell. After a short period of recognition as successor to the throne, he was succeeded by Michael [3] I.


P. A. Hollingsworth, s.v. S., ODB 3, 1945 f.

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[2] Eunuch, 8th cent. AD

Eunuch in the rank of a πατρίκιος/patríkios (Patrikios), from AD 781 λογοθέτης τοῦ δρόμου/logothé…

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Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Staurakios”, 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 10 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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