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Origin of the name DOROTHEUS.
Etymology of the name DOROTHEUS.
Meaning of the baby name DOROTHEUS.

  

DOROTHEUS.  Latin form of Greek Dorotheos (q.v.), meaning "gift of God."  Preferred in the West over Theodorus. (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884).

    Dorotheus, a painter, who executed for Nero a copy of the Aphrodite Anadyomene of Apelles.  He lived therefore about A.D. 60. (A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Smith, 1890)

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