St Longinus (Biographical details)

St Longinus (biblical figure; saint/martyr; Roman; Male; 1stC; fl.)

Also known as

St Longinus; Longinus


Christian saint and New Testament figure. The name traditionally given to either the Roman soldier who pierced the side of Christ with a lance or, earlier, the centurion who was present at the Passion and declared Christ to be the Son of God.