Theodora of Arta

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==Life==
 
==Life==
Theodora was born Theodora Petraliphaina. She married Michael II Komnenos and through this marriage had several children, including:
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Theodora was born Theodora Dukaina Petraliphaina. She married Michael II Komnenos and through this marriage had several children, including:
#Nikephoros I Komnenos Doukas, who succeeded as ruler of Epirus
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#Anna (Agnes) Komnene Doukaina, who married (1) Prince William II #Villehardouin of Achaea and (2) Nicholas II of St Omer, lord of Thebes.  
#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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==Source==
 
==Source==
 
*[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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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~jamesdow/s043/f369705.htm Pedigree of Theodora Dukaina PETRALIPHAINA]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Michael II Komnenos Doukas|Michael II Komnenos Doukas]]
 
*[[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 Dukaina Petraliphaina. She married Michael II Komnenos and through this marriage had several children, including:

  1. Anna (Agnes) 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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