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Stauracius was a Byzantine Emperor and son of Nicephorus I. Paralyzed by a sword wound to his neck while fighting against the Bulgars[?] at the Vurbitsa[?] pass, he reigned for one month, before retiring to a monastery and dying five months later.

Preceded by:
Nicephorus I
Byzantine emperors Followed by:
Michael I

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