(Στότζας; Stótzas). Member of Martinus'  guard, accompanying him on Belisarius' campaign against the Vandali in AD 533. Rebelling troops in Africa chose him as their leader in 536. After a failed attempt to conquer Carthage, he was defeated in 537 by Germanus  and fled to Mauretania. In 541 he rebelled again, assumed the title of emperor and tried to extend his power in northern Africa until in 545 he was killed in a battle.
A. Kazhdan, s.v. S., ODB 3, 1959f.
PLRE 3B, 1199f.