Book of Saints – Theodota – 17 July

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(Saint) Martyr (July 17) (8th century) A pious lady of Constantinople who was discovered to have hidden a picture representing Our Blessed Lord, another of His Blessed Mother, and a third of the Martyr Saint Anastasia from the searchers employed by the Iconoclast Emperor, Leo the Isaurian. She, like many other Catholic matrons, paid for her devotion with her life some time after the Imperial Edict of A.D. 725.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Theodota”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 July 2016. Web. 18 April 2019. <>