April 4 – Joseph the Hymnographer; Isidore of Seville

Joseph the Hymnographer (ca. 810–883/886) moved to Thessaloniki when his native Sicily experienced an influx of unfriendly (or an unfriendly influx) of Arabs. He entered the Latmus monastery and was (eventually) monked and priested. He moved to the Studium monastery in Constantinople on the invitation of Gregory of Decapolis (Nov 20), who while visiting met… Continue reading April 4 – Joseph the Hymnographer; Isidore of Seville