- Theophanus the Confessor
Educated at the Byzantine imperial court. Married layman. Both he and his wife entered religious life. Founded two monasteries. Abbot at Mount Migniana abbey. Wrote a Chronography, a sort of abstract of history from 284 to 813. Arrested, tortured, and exiled to Samothrace by Leo the Armenian for opposing iconoclasm.
- “Saint Theophanes the Chronographer“. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 March 2015. Web. 7 October 2015. <>