Balsamo, Giustiniano an Italian theologian, was a native of Messina. He became canon and chorist'e of the cathedral of his native city, then commissary of the Inquisition in Sicily. He died in 1670. He wrote Discorso sopra Favorira Leftera della S.Vergine (Messina,, 1646). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.