St. Victor of Damascus icon

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Orthodox icon of Saint Victor of Damascus (Saint for the name Victoria too). Copy of a contemporary icon, made by the iconographer Themis Petrou.

Commemorated November 11.

Saints Victor served as a soldier in the Roman army during the reign of Emperor Antoninus (138-161). He was converted to Christianity and was eventually tortured.

Many idolaters accepted Christianity through his witness.The pagans arrested Saint Victor as a Christian and cut off his fingers, put out his eyes, and beheaded him in Damascus.