Saint Justina of Antioch

detail of a colour photogravure image of Saint Cyprian and Saint Justina, 1898, artist unknown; Wellcome Museum, London, England; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Justina of Carthage
  • Justina of Nicomedia



Young maiden who had consecrated her virginity to God, and who became the target of the obsession of Saint Cyprian of Antioch, who was a pagan magician at the time and tried to use his “powers” to seduce her. She converted him to Christianity. Martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian.



MLA Citation

  • “Saint Justina of Antioch“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 October 2016. Web. 28 October 2016. <>