Saint Ariadne

Also known as

  • Ariadna
  • Ariane
  • Arianna

Memorial

Profile

Christian slave of a Phrygian prince. Flogged for refusing to join in pagan celebrations on her owner’s birthday. When she fled from his household, a large rock opened up for her to escape into; she was never seen again. She was assumed to have died in the rock, it became her tomb, and she is considered a martyr.

Died

Name Meaning

  • holy one (Greek)

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Ariadne“. Saints.SQPN.com. 13 September 2014. Web. 21 December 2014. <>