Saint Theophanes the Chronographer

Saint Theophanes the ConfessorAlso known as

  • Theophanus the Confessor

Memorial

Profile

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.

Born

Died

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Theophanes the Chronographer“. Saints.SQPN.com. 11 February 2014. Web. 21 April 2014. <>