Theodemar of Iria

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Tombstone of the sepulcher of bishop Theodemar of Iria, now in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

Theodemar or Theodemir (Latin Theodemirus, died 847 CE), was a bishop of Iria, in Galicia. He was the discoverer of the alleged tomb of Saint James the Great, in what's now Santiago de Compostela, at some point between year 818, when his predecessor bishop Quendulf was still alive, and 842 when king Alfonso II of Asturias died.[1]

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