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Theodore of Tarsus [St Theodore of Tarsus]locked

(602–690)
  • Michael Lapidge

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Theodore of Tarsus [St Theodore of Tarsus] (602–690), archbishop of Canterbury and biblical scholar, was a figure of exceptional importance for the establishment and growth of the church in early England; as Bede said of his archbishopric, 'Never had there been such happy times since the English first came to ...

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Bede, ed. and trans. B. Colgrave & R. A. B. Mynors, OMT (1969); repr. (1991)