Saint martyr, born in Antioch into a family of a pagan priest. During the persecution of Christians under the emperor Diocletian (284-305), at the age of 15 she was put into prison and after long tortures she was beheaded. Feast day: 17 (30) July.
Saint martyr who was martyred during the persecution of the Christians under the Roman emperor Decius (249-251). After long tortures she was beheaded with a sword. Anastasia of Rome is commonly named the Senior as opposed to the Junior who suffered later under the emperor Diocletian. Feast day: 29 October (11 November).