Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Theophanes of Nicea
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Theophanēs (monastic name; his baptismal name is unknown)

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Unknown; probably after May 1380

Place of Death: Unknown; probably Constantinople


We know nothing about the life of Theophanes before his appointment as Metropolitan Bishop of Nicea. This would have been before 31 October 1364, when he signed an annulment of an anathema against Philotheus Kokkinos (Acta Patriarchatu…

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Todt, Klaus-Peter, “Theophanes of Nicea”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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