Officer in the Byzantine imperial court of Leo the Armenian. He was arrested with three others officers for treason because they opposed Leo’s Iconoclasm. The other survived the torture and imprisonment and became monks, but Theophanes did not. Martyr.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Online
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- Roman Martyrology, 1914 edition
- “Saint Theophanes“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 November 2009. Web. 27 May 2016. <>