Book of Saints – Theophanes

Saint Theophanes the ConfessorArticle

(Saint) (March 12) (9th century) The Abbot of a monastery in Asia Minor, distinguished for his eloquence and learning. He supported strenuously the Orthodox belief against the Iconoclasts at the Second Council of Nicaea (A.D. 787). Banished by the heretic Emperor Leo the Armenian, he died in exile, A.D. 818.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Theophanes”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 March 2017. Web. 20 January 2021. <>