Scribe and manuscript copyist. Bishop of Cyrene, Libya. Arrested in the persecutions of Diocletian. Theodore was ordered to surrender his copies of the Scriptures; when he refused he was scourged, his tongue was cut out, and he was executed. Martyr.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- Roman Martyrology
- “Saint Theodore of Cyrene“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 June 2013. Web. 26 April 2015. <>