Античная древность и средние века (2018-10-01)

Ioannes Doukas (Ignatios Monk), Caesar: to the question about contacts with South-Eastern and North-Eastern Black Sea region in the 70s – 80s of 11th c.

  • Victor Chkhaidze

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 44, no. 0
pp. 163 – 177


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The paper presents a biography of one of the leading political figures of the Byzantine Empire in the 60s – 80s of the 11th century – Ioannes Doukas, Caesar, the monk Ignatios. Discussed in detail sigillographical the monuments associated with Ioannes – Ignatios. Recent discoveries of two seals of this functionary in Petra (near Batumi) and Matarkha (modern Taman) are linked to certain political events, taking place in these regions in the second half. 70s – early 80s of the 11th century.