Carthaginian Christian nobility. Captured by invading Vandals in 616, and sold into slavery to a pagan Syrian merchant named Eusebius. When the slave ship landed at Cape Corso, Corsica. A pagan festival was in progress, and she was ordered to join in; some versions indicate that participation would have won her freedom. When she refused, her hair was torn out of her head, and she was martyred.
6th-7th century Carthaginian
beaten and crucified c.616-620 at Cape Corso, Corsica; relics at the Benedictine abbey at Brescia, Italy, which became a middle ages pilgrimage site