Lucy , Italian Santa Lucia , died , Syracuse, Sicily; feast day December 13 , virgin and martyr who was one of the earliest Christian saints to achieve popularity, having a widespread following before the 5th century. She is the patron saint of the city of Syracuse Sicily and of virgins. Because of various traditions associating her name with light, she came to be thought of as the patron of sight and was depicted by medieval artists carrying a dish containing her eyes. Lucy was a young Christian martyr who died in the early 4th century in Italy.
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Wake up to "Santa Lucia" in the morning. Presogna Posted January 21, Below is my original translation of Santa Lucia , which provides matching syllabic content for an arrangement I have done. In order to translate a song from Italian to English, it must be made to flow with the same melody and accents.
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Follow ItalyHeritage on Facebook. Biography The young Lucia, whose father had died when she was only six, belonged to a rich family in Syracuse and had been promised in marriage to a pagan man. Her mother Eutychia had been ill for years and tried many remedies, to no avail. So Lucia joined her on a pilgrimage to the tomb of St.