Theodore of Tarsus, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Theodore of Tarsus

Archbishop of Canterbury

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-0602

Place of Birth: Tarsus, Turkey

Date of Death: 19-Sep-0690

Profession: priest

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Theodore of Tarsus

  • Theodore of Tarsus (602 – 19 September 690) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 668 to 690.
  • Theodore grew up in Tarsus, but fled to Constantinople after the Persian Empire conquered Tarsus and other cities.
  • After studying there, he relocated to Rome and was later installed as the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  • Accounts of his life appear in two 8th-century texts.
  • Theodore is best known for his reform of the English Church and establishment of a school in Canterbury.

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