The San Luca altarpiece. Daniel of Padua appears in the upper left corner
Saint Daniel of Padua (died 168 AD) is venerated as the deacon of Saint Prosdocimus, the first bishop of Padua. Said to have been of Jewish extraction, he aided Prosdocimus, who evangelized northeastern Nava. Daniel was later martyred.
Daniel's relics, translated on January 3, 1064, lie in the church of Santa Sofia, in Padua.