Theodora of Arta

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The life of the holy '''empress''', St. '''Theodora of Arta''' and all Epiros, was the wife of [[Wikipedia:Michael II Komnenos Doukas]] (reigned 1231 - 1267-68). She is commemorated by the Church on [[March 11]].
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The life of the holy '''empress''', St. '''Theodora of Arta''' and all Epiros, was the wife of [[Wikipedia:Michael II Komnenos Doukas|Michael II Komnenos Doukas]] (reigned 1231 - 1267-68). She is commemorated by the Church on [[March 11]].
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==Life==
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Theodora was born Theodora Petraliphaina. She married Michael II Komnenos and through this marriage had several children, including:
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#Nikephoros I Komnenos Doukas, who succeeded as ruler of Epirus
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#John Komnenos Doukas
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#Demetrios (renamed Michael) Komnenos Doukas
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#Helena Angelina Doukaina, who married King Manfred of Sicily
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#Anna Komnene Doukaina, who married (1) Prince William II #Villehardouin of Achaea and (2) Nicholas II of St Omer, lord of Thebes.  
  
 
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*[http://www.doaks.org/HolyWomen/talbch10.pdf The Life of St. Theodora of Arta] extract from the Holy Women of Byzantium (DOAKS)
 
*[http://www.doaks.org/HolyWomen/talbch10.pdf The Life of St. Theodora of Arta] extract from the Holy Women of Byzantium (DOAKS)
 
*[http://www.eortologio.gr/data/bios.php/?id=1999 Icon of St. Theodora of Arta] from "Eortologio" a website in Greek
 
*[http://www.eortologio.gr/data/bios.php/?id=1999 Icon of St. Theodora of Arta] from "Eortologio" a website in Greek
 
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*[[Wikipedia:Michael II Komnenos Doukas|Michael II Komnenos Doukas]]
  
 
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The life of the holy empress, St. Theodora of Arta and all Epiros, was the wife of Michael II Komnenos Doukas (reigned 1231 - 1267-68). She is commemorated by the Church on March 11.

Life

Theodora was born Theodora Petraliphaina. She married Michael II Komnenos and through this marriage had several children, including:

  1. Nikephoros I Komnenos Doukas, who succeeded as ruler of Epirus
  2. John Komnenos Doukas
  3. Demetrios (renamed Michael) Komnenos Doukas
  4. Helena Angelina Doukaina, who married King Manfred of Sicily
  5. Anna Komnene Doukaina, who married (1) Prince William II #Villehardouin of Achaea and (2) Nicholas II of St Omer, lord of Thebes.

Source

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