Theodore the Studite

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Theodore the Studite

Birthplace: Constantinople, Byzantine Empire
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Photeinos and Theoktiste
Brother of Joseph; Euthymios and Sister

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About Theodore the Studite

Theodore the Studite (also known as Theodorus Studita, St. Theodore of Stoudios, and St. Theodore of Studium; 759–826) was a Byzantine Greek monk and abbot of the Stoudios monastery in Constantinople. He played a major role in the revivals both of Byzantine monasticism and of classical literary genres in Byzantium. He is known as a zealous opponent of iconoclasm, one of several conflicts that set him at odds with both emperor and patriarch.

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Constantinople, Byzantine Empire
Age 67