- a title of the Virgin Mary as the Mother of the incarnate Son of God.
Origin of Theotokos
1870–75; < Late Greek Theotókos, equivalent to theo- theo- + -tokos giving birth to
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Examples from the Web for theotokos
The church became the shrine of the eikon of the Theotokos 227Hodegetria.
Nor can it be doubted that a church in the latter quarter was dedicated to the Theotokos Euergetes.
But that date is based on the mistaken view that the building is the church of the Theotokos erected by Constantine Lips.
What is certain is that in the seventeenth century the chapel was dedicated to the Theotokos.
But the plan of the building does not correspond to the description given of the Theotokos in the district of the Curator.