Mar 12

Saint Teófanes Cronista

March 12th IX century Abad Mártir Monje

In Sigriana, in Bithynia, in the monastery of Campogrande, burial of saint Teófanes, surnamed "Chronograph", or Saint Theophanes chronicler who being very rich preferred to become a poor monk, and for defending the cult of sacred images was imprisoned by the Emperor León el Armenio for two years and then deported to Samothrace, where, exhausted from suffering, gave up his spirit.
Teófanes (Masculino)
in Sigriana, in current Turkey
March 12th