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Our [[Venerable]] and God-bearing Father '''Theodore the Studite''' (759-826) was a [[hymnographer]] and [[theologian]] as well as the [[abbot]] of the [[Monastery]] of [[Studion Monastery|St. John the Baptist in Studios]], outside of Constantinople.  His great theological contribution, ''On the Holy Icons'', was for the defense of [[icons]] during the Second [[Iconoclasm]] Period (814-842).  He is also known for his writings and influence on monastic reform. His [[feast day]] is on [[November 11]], and the [[Translation (relics)|transfer]] of his [[relics]] from Cherson to Constantinople in 845 on [[January 26]].
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He and one of his brothers, St. Joseph the Confessor, Archbishop of Thessaloniki (also called "Joseph the Studite"; 762-832; [[July 14]] and January 26), are known for their work on the ''[[Triodion]]'', the service book for the first three weeks of [[Great Lent]].  The first Lenten weekday canon is attributed to St. Joseph and the second to St. Theodore.<ref>''The Lenten Triodion'', trans. by Mother Mary and [[Archimandrite]] [[Kallistos Ware]], p. 41. ISBN 1878997513</ref>
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==Reference==
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==External links==
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*[http://sttheodoremonks.oh.goarch.org] ([[GOARCH]])
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=103281 Venerable Theodore the Confessor the Abbot of the Studion], November 11 ([[OCA]])
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=100318 Translation of the relics of the Venerable Theodore the Abbot of Studion] (OCA)
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=100325 St Theodore of Studion], January 26 (OCA)
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*[http://www.westsrbdio.org/prolog/my.html?month=November&day=11 The Venerable Theodore the Studite] (''[[Prologue of Ohrid]]'')
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*[http://www.ccel.org/ccel/schaff/encyc11/Page_322.html Theodore the Studite] from ''New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, Vol XI: Son of Man - Tremellius'' at the Christian Classics Ethereal Library
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*[http://www.ccel.org/ccel/neale/easternhymns.theodore.html Theodore of the Studium] from ''Hymns of the Eastern Church'' at the Christian Classics Ethereal Library
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*[http://www.ccel.org/ccel/herbermann/cathen14.html?term=Theodore+of+Studium St. Theodore of Studium] from the ''[[Roman Catholic|Catholic]] Encyclopedia'' at the Christian Classics Ethereal Library
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*[[w:Theodore the Studite|''Theodore the Studite'' on Wikipedia]]
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*[http://www.ischool.utexas.edu/~slavman/Biography%20of%20St_%20Theodore%20the%20Studite.htm Theodore the Studite]
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===Writings===
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*[http://web.ukonline.co.uk/ephrem/theodore.htm Writings of St. Theodore the Studite]
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*[http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/theostud-rules.html Medieval Sourcebook: Theodore of Studium: Reform Rules (d.826)]
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*[http://www.doaks.org/typikaPDF/typ009.pdf ''Theodore Studites: Testament'' of Theodore the Studite for the Monastery of St. John Stoudios in Constantinople] (PDF)
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==Further resources==
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*St. Theodore's ''On the Holy Icons'' published by the [[St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary (Crestwood, New York)|St. Vladimir's Seminary]] Press. ISBN 0913836761 ([http://books.google.com/books?isbn=0913836761 at Google Books])
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St. Theodore the Studite

Our Venerable and God-bearing Father Theodore the Studite (759-826) was a hymnographer and theologian as well as the abbot of the Monastery of St. John the Baptist in Studios, outside of Constantinople. His great theological contribution, On the Holy Icons, was for the defense of icons during the Second Iconoclasm Period (814-842). He is also known for his writings and influence on monastic reform. His feast day is on November 11, and the transfer of his relics from Cherson to Constantinople in 845 on January 26.


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He and one of his brothers, St. Joseph the Confessor, Archbishop of Thessaloniki (also called "Joseph the Studite"; 762-832; July 14 and January 26), are known for their work on the Triodion, the service book for the first three weeks of Great Lent. The first Lenten weekday canon is attributed to St. Joseph and the second to St. Theodore.[1]

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  1. The Lenten Triodion, trans. by Mother Mary and Archimandrite Kallistos Ware, p. 41. ISBN 1878997513

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