(Saint) (October 2) (8th century) A monk in Asia Minor of a monastery in which the community followed the Western Rule of Saint Benedict. He was one of the champions of Orthodoxy against the Iconoclast Emperor Leo the Isaurian. Thrown into prison at Constantinople, he was savagely ill-treated, and in the end driven into exile. He died about the middle of the eighth century.
- Monks of Ramsgate. “Theophilus”. , 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 September 2016. Web. 25 October 2016. <>