It is the same Lucy. Thanks for the further info.
> Dear Prof. Muessig,
> Is this St. Lucy the one whose relics are now at Santa Lucia Church in
> As far as I found out in some Venetian chronicles, her body was stollen from
> Constantinople in 1204 (together with St. Agatha's one) and brought to
> Venice, after Emperors Basil (II) and Constantine (VIII) had taken them from
> Sicily [more probably, from the Southern Italy - Puglia, since Sicily was
> under the Arabs at the beginning of the 11th century].
> All the best,
> Serban Marin,
> Bucharest, Romania
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> > Today, 13 December, is the feast of ...
> > * Lucy, virgin and martyr (303)
> > - refusing marriage to a suitor, she was sentenced to be placed in a
> > brothel, but the governor's guards were unable to move her there; she
> > was then ordered to be burned, but the flames had no effect; finally,
> > her throat was slit
> > - along the way, her eyes were gauged out, but these were miraculously
> > restored; often portrayed in art as holding a dish or shell bearing two
> > eyeballs