Theophilus

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Theophilus
Origin
Meaning Love of God
Friend of God
Region of origin Greek
Other names
Variant form(s) Théophile

Theophilus is a male given name with a range of alternative spellings. Its origin is the Greek word Θεόφιλος from θεός (God) and φιλία (love or affection) can be translated as "Love of God" or "Friend of God", i.e., it is a theophoric name, synonymous with the name Amadeus which originates from Latin. Theophilus may refer to:

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  • Theophilus Clarke, English painter
  • Theophilus Presbyter (1070–1125), Benedictine monk, and author of the best-known medieval "how-to" guide to several arts, including oil painting — thought to be a pseudonym of Roger of Helmarshausen
  • Teófilo Braga (1843–1924), Portuguese writer, playwright, and politician
  • Theophilus Cibber (1703–1758), English actor, playwright, author, son of the actor-manager Colley Cibber
  • Theophilos Hatzimihail (ca. 1870–1934), Greek folk painter from Lesbos
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791), composer whose baptismal name was Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus

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