Theodore II (Tevdore) (Georgian: თეოდორე) was Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, from 1187 to 1204. During a revolt of treasurer Qutlu Arslan and Tamar's disgraced husband, George the Rus, around 1191, Theodore remained loyal to the Queen. The chronicler of Tamar describes how Tamar and Catholicos-Patriarch accompanied Georgian army, as far as the cave-monastery at Vardzia, and stayed there to pray for their victory before an icon of the Holy Theotokos as the army marched toward Basiani. His tenure is marked by enlargement of several monasteries, such as Shio-Mgvie and Gelati.
- B. Lominadze, Georgian Soviet Encyclopedia, IV, p. 652, Tbilisi, 1979
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