Saint Dorothy is a 4th-century virgin martyr who was executed at Caesarea Mazaca. Evidence for her actual historical existence or acta is very sparse. She is called a martyr of the Diocletianic Persecution.


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Saint Dorotea - from Madonna and Child with Magdalene Dorothea by Ambrogio Lorenzetti,1325

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Saint Dorothy is a 4th-century virgin martyr who was executed at Caesarea Mazaca. Evidence for her actual historical existence or acta is very sparse. She is called a martyr of the Diocletianic Persecution.


Ambrogio Lorenzetti [Public domain]

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