Susanna was born in Dalmatia to a noble Roman family. Susanna was the daughter of the priest Gabinius and niece of pope Caius, both cousins of the emporer Diocleziano. Along with here father and uncle, Susanna converted to Christianity and consecrated herself to God, offering him her chastity.
Dicoletian promised Susanna to his adapted son, Galerius Massimianus, in an effort to bind him more closely to himself. Serena, Diocletians wife, encourage Susanna in her holy purpose of virginity as she had secretly converted to Christianity.
Diocletian ordered the holy virgin to worship the idol of Jupiter and, when she refused, had her beheaded in her own home.
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