European - A knight of St John. When several knights failed to return after going in search of the Dragon of Rhodes, the Grand Master of the Order ordered that no others should make the attempt. Theodore ignored the injunction. He built a model of the dragon and practised his skills on it, trained his horse and dogs to help, and succeeded in killing the fearsome beast. He was forgiven for disobeying an order and later became Grand Master. Also referred to as Theodore.
Serbian - A hero. Urged by his mother to find a wife, he searched for a long time until he saw the maiden, Iconia. Knowing that she was betrothed to Sredoi, he seized her and made her his wife. Sometimes identified as Theodore.

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