Saint Theodore of Chora

Memorial

Profile

Maternal uncle of Empress Theodora. General of the Byzantine armies during war with the Persians in 528. Following the war, he retired from the world to live as a hermit in the mountains around Antioch. Founded the Chora monastery outside Constantinople.

Died

  • c.595 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Theodore of Chora“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 January 2019. Web. 19 September 2019. <>