A slave, belonging to Constantia, the wife of the emperor Licinius. To safeguard her vow of chastity, she ran to Saint Basil of Amasea. She was arrested and sentenced to death for being a runaway slave. She is considered a martyr because her running away was a direct result of her faith and personal vows.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Online
- Katherine Rabenstein
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Glaphyra“. Saints.SQPN.com. 13 July 2013. Web. 29 August 2014. <>