March 10 — Anastasia the Patrician; Peter de Geramia

Anastasia the Patrician (d. ca. 567) was a lady-in-waiting to Empress (St.) Theodora (Nov 14), and number 1 on Emperor Justinian’s list of “Women I’d Marry If My Wife Were (God Forbid) to Die.” Theodora knew this. (I’ll bet you know where this is going.) When her husband died, Anastasia fled to a monastery near… Continue reading March 10 — Anastasia the Patrician; Peter de Geramia