Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Martyr under Diocletian and Maximian,

who suffered at Macinaggio (Corsica) in c.304. She is venerated as patron of both Monaco and Corsica. Some have supposed that she should be identified with another martyr, Julia, described as ‘Deo devota’, whose description was mistakenly made into a proper name. Feast: 27 January.

AA.SS. Ian. II (1734), 770–1;Bibl. SS., iv. 592.

Subjects: Christianity.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.