- Marciana of Mauretania
Making personal vows, she retired to the city of Caesarea, Mauritania (in modern Algeria) to live is a penitent hermitess. Imprisoned, tortured, threatened with rape, and eventually executed for refusing to worship of statue of the pagan goddess Diana during the persecutions of Diocletian. Martyr.
- Russucur, Mauritania (modern Dellys, Algeria)
- gored by a bull and killed by leopard attack in the amphitheatre at Caesarea, Mauritania (in modern Algeria)
- “Saint Marciana of Caesarea“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 July 2016. Web. 21 January 2017. <>