- 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.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Lives of the Saints, by Father Alban Butler
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Theophanes the Chronographer“. Saints.SQPN.com. 11 March 2013. Web. 25 May 2013. <>