Saint Theophanes the Chronographer

Saint Theophanes the ConfessorAlso known as

  • Theophanus the Confessor

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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.

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  • “Saint Theophanes the Chronographer“. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 March 2015. Web. 3 June 2015. <>