Stephanos 3

Prosopography of the Byzantine Empire
Dates704 (taq) / 704 (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)

Stephanos 3 lived in Cherson and was one of the companions of the emperor Justinian II (Ioustinianos 1) in exile; he was one of the friends who accompanied Justinian II (Ioustinianos 1) when he went to seek Bulgar help in regaining his throne and it was he who was sent by Justinian II (Ioustinianos 1) to the Bulgar ruler Terbelis 1 (in 704) to obtain that help: Nic. Brev. de Boor 41, Mango 42, Theoph. AM 6196. See Barasbakourios 1.

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