Theodora, Roman empress - ܡܠܟܬܐ

http://syriaca.org/person/779
Raised as a child acrobat in the circus, Theodora married the future emperor Justinian I in 523.1

Names

  • ܡܠܟܬܐ ܬܐܘܕܘܪܐ4
  • Theodora, Roman empress
  • ܡܠܟܬܐ
  • ܡܰܠܟܬܐ ܬܶܐܘܳܕܳܘܪܰܐ4
  • ܬܐܕܘܪܐ6
  • القيصرة ثاودورة3
  • Tēʾōḏōrā
  • Tēʾōḏōrā6
  • Theodora5
  • Theodora, Roman empress
  • Théodora6
  • Theodora (Empress)1

Floruit

527-548

Death

0548-06-28

Death

548

Notes

Status: draft  Is this record complete?

Works Cited

Any information without attribution has been created following the Syriaca.org editorial guidelines.

  • 1 S. A. HarveyTheodora (Empress)The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritagep: 401., p: 401.
  • 2 The Scattered Pearls: A History of Syriac Literature and Sciencesp: 300., p: 300.
  • 3 كتاب اللؤلؤ المنثور في تاريخ العلوم والأداب السريانيةp: 261., p: 261.
  • 4 ܒܪ̈ܘܠܐ ܒܕܝܪ̈ܐ ܕܥܠ ܡܪܕܘܬ ܝܘܠܦܢ̈ܐ ܣܘܪ̈ܝܝܐ ܗܕܝܪ̈ܐp: 287., p: 287.
  • 5 A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianityentry: Theodora., entry: Theodora.
  • 6 Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriacaentry: 1054., entry: 1054.
  • 7 Ernest Walter Brooks, Iohannis Ephesini historiae ecclesiasticae pars tertia, CSCO Syr. III.3 (Louvain: L. Durbecq, 1935-1936), p: 9; 67; 70; 72; 183; 187; 233; 253, chapter: 3.1.10; 3.2.9; 3.2.10; 3.2.11; 3.4.6; 3.4.8; 3.4.49; 3.5.1.Link to Syriaca.org web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 8 entry: Theodora 1, p: 1240-1241., entry: Theodora 1, p: 1240-1241.
  • 9 p: 1240-1241., p: 1240-1241.
  • 10 Ernest Walter Brooks, Iohannis Ephesini historiae ecclesiasticae pars tertia, CSCO Syr. III.3 (Louvain: L. Durbecq, 1935-1936), p: 9; 67; 70; 72; 183; 187; 233; 253.Link to Syriaca.org web application Bibliographic Record.Link to Zotero Bibliographic RecordLink to Zotero Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Theodora, Roman empress — ܡܠܟܬܐ ܬܐܘܕܘܪܐ ” last modified February 16, 2024, http://syriaca.org/person/779.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Theodora, Roman empress — ܡܠܟܬܐ ܬܐܘܕܘܪܐ .”, edited by ., edited by Nathan P. Gibson et al.. Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal, 2024. Entry published February 16, 2024. http://syriaca.org/person/779.

About this Entry

Entry Title: Theodora, Roman empress — ܡܠܟܬܐ ܬܐܘܕܘܪܐ

Additional Credit:

  • Data from John of Ephesus added by Silvio Roggo
  • Editing, proofreading, data entry and revision by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent
  • Editing, document design, data architecture, encoding, proofreading, data entry by David A. Michelson
  • Proofreading of GEDSH abstracts, addition of confessions and alternate names from GEDSH, matching with viaf.org records, data entry, data transformation, data merging, conversion to XML by Nathan P. Gibson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English name entry, matching with viaf.org records by James E. Walters
  • Editing, Syriac name entry, Arabic name entry, disambiguation research, conversion to XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Editing, Syriac data conversion, data entry, and reconciling by Adam P. Kane
  • Editing and Syriac data proofreading by Aram Bar Schabo
  • Syriac name entry by Robert Aydin
  • Normalization of GEDSH dates and entry matching with viaf.org records by Alex Vawter
  • Editorial oversight for GEDSH and Barsoum English text entry, and proofreading by Christopher Johnson
  • GEDSH and Barsoum English text entry and proofreading by the Syriac Research Group, University of Alabama
  • Entries adapted from the work of Ugo Zanetti
  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne

Copyright and License for Reuse

Except otherwise noted, this page is © 2024.

Distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

This entry incorporates copyrighted material from the following work(s):

used under a Creative Commons Attribution license

Show full citation information...