Salibas 1

Prosopography of the Byzantine Empire
Dates704 (taq) / 695 (tpq)
LocationsCherson (Tauric Chersonese) (residence);
Cherson (Tauric Chersonese);
Textual SourcesNicephorus, Breviarium Historiae, ed. C. Mango, Nikephoros, Patriarch of Constantinople: Short History; prev. ed. C. de Boor Nicephori ArchiepiscopiConstantinopolitani Opuscula Historica Leipzig 1880 (history);
Theophanes Confessor, Chronographia, ed. C. de Boor, 2 vols. (Leipzig, 1883-85, repr. Hildesheim/NewYork, 1980); tr. and comm. C. Mango and R. Scott, The Chronicle of Theophanes Confessor, Oxford 1997 (chronicle)

Salibas 1 lived at Cherson and was one of the followers of the exiled emperor Justinian II (Ioustinianos 1); he accompanied Ioustinianos 1 when he went to the Bulgars for help (in 704) in regaining his throne: Nic. Brev. de Boor 41, Mango 42, Theoph. AM 6196. To judge by the names, he was either related to or even identical with Theophylaktos 4 Salibas. See Barasbakourios 1.

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