Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. MARGARET OF ANTIOCH

Christian Saint

Also known as Marina the Great Martyr, Margaret the Virgin

Patron saint of Childbirth who was swallowed by a dragon

The story might be hard to swallow. There is no record that she ever existed — but you must never let minor details like this put you off. How can she have a feast day then?

Persecuted by a Roman Prefect for refusing his favors, she was tortured and thrown into jail where the Devil Satan came in dressed up as a dragon and swallowed her.

Luckily she was still wearing her cross, and with its aid split the dragon in two leaving her unharmed.

This miraculous delivery has made her the Patron of Childbirth.

St. Margaret of Antioch Facts and Figures

Name: Margaret of Antioch
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Marina the Great Martyr, Margaret the Virgin

Gender: Female
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: ???-???
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 118

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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
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