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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martyrdom of Santa Dorotea - St.Nicolaus Church Carved altar from 1521, unknown Freiberg artist

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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.

Jörg Blobelt [CC BY-SA]

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