Stephen Teglatius

Stephen Teglatius (Theglatius, de Taleazis) (Serbian: Stefan Teglatije) (died 1514) served as an archbishop of Antivari in the late 15th century.[1][2][3]

BiographyEdit

Originally from Venice, Pope Sixtus IV appointed Teglatius as Archbishop of Antivari in 1473. According to certain sources, it is claimed that he was malaise, well-educated and an elegant speaker. Teglatius wrote a commentary about the "Song of Songs" in which Jesus is represented in a discussion with the church. In 1485, Pope Sixtus IV had Teglatius relocated to Torcello, near Venice. There, he served as the Bishop till his death in 1514. Teglatius was also the titular Archbishop of Patras in 1485. It is believed that during his tenure as Archbishop of Antivari, he was the first that began carrying the title "totius serviae primas" (Primate of Serbia) - Philip Gaius, Teglatius' successor, is considered to be the first official Archbishop of Antivari carrying the title.

Episcopal successionEdit

While bishop, he was the principal consecrator of:[1]

and the principal co-consecrator of:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Archbishop Stefan Teglatije (de Taleazis)" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved August 6, 2016
  2. ^ "Archdiocese of Bar (Antivari)" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ "Archdiocese of Bar" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016

External links and additional sourcesEdit

  • Cheney, David M. "Diocese of Torcello (Turris)". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]
  • Chow, Gabriel. "Titular Episcopal See of Torcello (Italy)". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]