Lucia o Syracuse (283–304), an aw kent as Saunt Lucy or Saunt Lucia (Laitin: Sancta Lucia), wis a Christian mairtyr that dee'd in the Diocletianic Persecution.

Saunt Lucy or Saunt Lucia
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Saunt Lucy, bi Niccolò di Segna mid 14t-century Sienese pentin, circa 1340. The saunt haulds the dagger wi that she wis ultimately executit an the lamp, her attribute.
Virgin and Martyr
Bornc. 283[1]
Syracuse, Roman Empire
Syracuse, Wastren Roman Empire
Veneratit in
Major shrineSan Geremia, Venice
Attributescord; een; een on a dish; lamp; swuirds; weeman hitched tae a yoke o owsen; weeman in the company o Saunt Agatha, Saunt Agnes o Roum, Barbara, Catherine o Alexandria, an Saunt Thecla; wumman kneelin afore the tomb o Saunt Agatha
PatronageThe blind; mairtyrs; Perugia, Italy; Mtarfa, Maltae; epidemics; salesmen; Syracuse, Italy; thrait infections; writers; Sasmuan, Pampanga Philippines


  1.   Ane or mair o the precedin sentences incorporates text frae a publication nou in the public domainBridge, James (1910). "St. Lucy". In Herbermann, Charles (ed.). Catholic Encyclopedie. 9. Robert Appleton Company.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. Calendarium Romanum (Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 1969), p. 139