Theodore II (exarch)

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Theodore II was Exarch of Ravenna (677–687).

Theodore succeeded Gregory in 677. He is recorded as confirming the election of Conon as Pope on 21 October 686.[1]

A pious man, Theodore patronized the Archbishop of Ravenna during his tenure. The historian Andreas Agnellus describes his gifts to the churches of St. Theodore the Deacon and St. Mary of Blachernae and records that the Exarch was buried with his wife in the second monastery.[2] He was, in turn, followed by John II Platyn in 687.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Jeffrey Richards, The Popes and the Papacy in the Early Middle Ages (London:Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1979), p. 207
  2. ^ Deborah Mauskopf Deliyannis The Book of Pontiffs of the Church of Ravenna (Washington: Catholic University of America Press, 2004), p. 238
Preceded by
Gregory
Exarch of Ravenna
678–687
Succeeded by
John II Platyn