The Virgin Nativity Cathedral
Section of Central Crosswise Nave. West View

Great Martyr Theodore of Tyre

Dionisy's frescoes. Great Martyr Theodore of Tyre

“Recruit”, soldier, great martyr, confessed his faith to his commanders and fellow-soldiers and set fire to a pagan temple of Cebele. After flagellation and other tortures he was burnt on a bon-fire in 306. Feast day: 17 February (2 March) and on the first Saturday of the Lent.