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 (thē′ə-dôr′ə) 508?-548.
Byzantine empress (525-548) who ruled jointly with her husband, Justinian I.
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(Biography) ?500–548 ad, Byzantine empress; wife and counsellor of Justinian I
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(ˌθi əˈdɔr ə, -ˈdoʊr ə)

A.D. 508–548, Byzantine empress: consort of Justinian I.
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I think I'll get Diana to go over with me next week, and we can spend the evening with Theodora Dix.
"I'd hurry him up a bit, if I was Theodora, that's what," said Mrs.
Athelny for some fantastic reason took it into his head to discourse upon Byzantine history; he had been reading the later volumes of the Decline and Fall; and, his forefinger dramatically extended, he poured into the astonished ears of the suitor scandalous stories about Theodora and Irene.
I would never necessarily be in a nudist colony, but if I'm home and hanging out, I'm a naked nymph" Theodora Richards, the model daughter of Rolling Stone Keith "When Piers Morgan joined Good Morning Britain in 2015, I'd been teetotal for seven months.
As classical music concerts continue to rule the music scene an upcoming standout is organised by The Pharos Arts Foundation in collaboration with the Embassy of Greece presenting "…di Amori e Lamenti…", an evening of baroque love songs and laments with harpsichordist Markellos Chryssicos and mezzo-soprano Theodora Baka.
The big PS100 voucher Christmas draw winners were Laura, Theodore and Theodora from Loughborough.
Flanagan announced on Twitter that they welcomed a daughter named Theodora Isabelle Irene Flanagan today, Dec.
She was born in Poteet, TX on September 18, 1955 to Julian and Theodora (Trevino) Moncivaiz.
More than 4,500 young people from Theatretrain performing arts centres across the UK will be taking part in a sponsored danceathon on November 2-3 in aid of the Theodora Children's Charity, an organisation that provides "Giggle Doctors" to visit children facing prolonged stays in hospitals such as Great Ormond Street and Alder Hey.
AFacebook postin the Save Calderstones Park group by 84-year-old Theodora Cochrane, who lived in Green Lane in Childwall, has caught the imaginations of those who have read it.
Lady Theodora is caught in a desperate situation of her own.