02 December - Viviane, or Bibiane, was born in Rome. Her family is known for its Christianity and nobility. Flavian was her father, prefect of Rome, and Julian had him imprisoned for converting to Christianity. Exiled in Tuscany, he died there.

Viviane, her sister Démitri and their mother, Daphrose, remained in Rome and were tortured: locked up and starved in their own house. However, this did not last long, for they cut off Daphrose's head and plundered all their possessions. Not content with this, they tortured Viviane and Demitri again. The two sisters were starved and then brought to justice; and the judge said to them, "Fear this horrible and shameful death". But they replied, "We are not attracted by the riches of this world. We want to have Christ. It is better to die than to deny ourselves". They murdered Viviane's sister at her feet, but for her the suffering continued. She was brought before a woman of little virtue: caressed, beaten, threatened, insulted, Viviane endured all this with great courage despite many temptations. She remained pure to be worthy of her heavenly husband. The woman, tired, told the judge that she was wasting her time. Furious at the failure, the judge ordered that Viviane be beaten. Tied to a column, she was whipped with a cat-o'-nine-tails until she died on December 2, 362. Her body was thrown into the dump to be eaten by the dogs. But as the Scriptures say: "God preserves the remains of his saints", two days later two valiant priests took Vivian's body and buried it next to her mother and sister.

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