Saint Geminian of Modena

fresco of Saint Gimignano on a pillar holding the city of San Gimignano, Italy; c.1464 by Benozzo Gozzoli; Apsidal chapel, Sant'Agostino, San Gimignano, Italy; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageAlso known as

  • Geminiano
  • Geminianus
  • Gimignano

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Deacon and later bishop of Modena, Italy. Sheltered Saint Athanasius of Alexandria and Saint John Chrystostom in their exiles. Opposed Jovinianism and other heresies. The people of Modena believe his intercession saved them from the invading Huns.

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  • “Saint Geminian of Modena“. Saints.SQPN.com. 1 January 2015. Web. 2 February 2015. <>