from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Theodora 508?-548. Byzantine empress (525-548) as the wife and adviser of Justinian I.
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- proper n. A female given name, most famously borne by two empresses of Byzantium.
From the Ancient Greek feminine form of Theodore. (Wiktionary)