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Feastday: January 9

Patron invoked to cure wounds

Death: 303


Virgin martyr of Mauretania. She was ac­cused of vandalizing a statue of the goddess Diana. After torments, Marciana was gored by a bull and mauled by a leopard in the amphitheater of Caesarea, also in Mauretania.


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