- 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. 11 March 2017. Web. 23 April 2017. <>