Category:Theodore of Amasea

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Saint Theodore of Amasea (d. 306; Amasenus, now Amasya, Turkey) is one of the Greek military saints of the 4th century, the earlier patron saint of Venice, now outshone there by Saint Mark, but still represented atop one of the two Byzantine columns standing in the Piazzetta of the Piazza San Marco, treading upon the sacred crocodile of Egypt.

Other names:

  • Theodore Tyro (Tiro, Tyron, Tiron, Teron) ("Recruit")
  • Theodore Euchaita from the place, Euchais, to which his body had been carried
  • Theodore the Recruit in Eastern Christianity

Do not confuse with the Switzerland-born Saint Theodore

Theodore of Amasea 
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Anatolian saint
Date of birth 3rd century
Date of death 17 February 306
Country of citizenship
Authority control
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