Stone Fragment from her Holy Sepulchre, Mt. of Olives (+ circa 48 A.D. )
What does Theotokos Mean?
Theotokos is a title of Mary, mother of Jesus, used especially in Eastern Christianity. The usual Latin translations, Dei Genetrix or Deipara (approximately "parent (fem.) of God"), are "Mother of God" or "God-bearer". More information can be found at this Catholic Encyclopedia artice.