- Glyceria of Heraclea
Roman maiden at Trajanopolis, Greece, and may have been the daughter of a Roman senator. Arrested for her faith during the persecutions of emperor Antoninus and the governor Sabinus, she managed to destroy a statue of Jupiter before being imprisoned, tortured and martyred.
- thrown to wild animals but died from the effects of torture before they got to her, c.177 at Heraclea, Propontis (near modern Marmara Ereğlisi, Turkey)
- “Saint Glyceria of Trajanopolis“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 May 2013. Web. 25 October 2016. <>