Saint Theodore Krateros

Martyrs of AmoriumMemorial


Eunuch. Member of the imperial Byzantine court. May have been the general of the Bucellarian division of the imperial army. Considered the leader of the 42 Martyrs of Amorium who were captured by invading Muslims, imprisoned for seven years, and then murdered when they refused to convert to Islam. Martyr.




  • one of a large group of men (the head count varies) dressed as imperial Byzantine courtiers
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Theodore Krateros“. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 March 2017. Web. 24 January 2021. <>