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THEODORUS STUDITA (A.D. 759-826)

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Originally appearing in Volume V26, Page 769 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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THEODORUS STUDITA (A.D. 759-826), Greek theological writer, abbot of the monastery of Studium, was born at .Constantinople. Ii 794 he succeeded his uncle Plato, who had persuaded him to become a monk some ten years before, as head of the monastery of Saccudium in Bithynia. Soon after-wards he was banished to Thessalonica for having excommunicated Constantine VI., who had divorced his wife Maria in order
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