Saint Theodora of Tiria

detail of a statue of Saint Theodora on the top of Saint Peter's Basilica by Andrea Baratta, c.1666Also known as

  • Theodora of Tyre
  • Teodora of…
  • Theodosia of…

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Imprisoned, tortured and executed in her late teens for encouraging other martyrs to not give up their faith. Martyr.

Born

  • c.290 in Tyre

Died

  • thrown into the sea to drown at Caesarea, Palestine c.317

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Theodora of Tiria“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 April 2017. Web. 23 September 2017. <>