St. Theodosia of Tyre
Theodosia the holy virgin-martyr, hailed from
the city of Tyre of Phoenicia. During the reign of
Maximian (286-305), at seventeen years old,
she was made to stand before Urbanus, the
governor of Palestine. When questioned, she
confessed the faith of Christ. As punishment for
her beliefs, she underwent the skinning of her
sides and breasts. Afterwards, the idolaters cast
her into the sea where she surrendered her soul
into the hands of God, and received the crown of
[1] The Lives of the Holy Women Martyrs, p. 116.
Lives of the Saints