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Nicholas of Myra, Saint (bishop, saint, 270-343, in Asia Minor)

Note: Bishop and saint from Asia Minor; born in the Roman Empire, to a Greek family. In 325, he was one of many bishops to answer the request of Constantine and appear at the First Council of Nicaea. The historical Saint Nicholas is revered among Catholic and Orthodox Christians, as well as in various Anglican and Lutheran churches. Saint Nicholas is the patron saint of children, sailors, merchants, archers, thieves, and students. He was active in Myra (now Demre); part of his skeleton was taken to Bari, Italy as holy relics.

Names:
Nicholas of Myra, Saint (preferred,V)
Nicholas of Bari, Saint (V)
Nicholas, Saint (V,display,English,NA,U)
Nicholas of Myra (V)
Nicholas, Saint, Bp. of Myra (V,LC,O)
Nicolaus, Saint, Bishop of Myra (V)
Nikolaos of Myra (V)
Ἅγιος Νικόλαος (V,Greek,NA,U)
Hagios Nikólaos (V,Greek (transliterated),NA,U)
Sanctus Nicolaus (V,Latin,NA,U)

Nationalities:
Asia Minor (preferred)

Roles:
bishop (preferred)
saint

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Patara (Antalya, Turkey) (deserted settlement)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Non-Artists
 ........  Nicholas of Myra, Saint (I,U)

Biographies:
(bishop, saint, 270-343, in Asia Minor) ..... [VP Preferred]
(saint, active 4th century in Asia Minor) ..... [GRISC]

Sources and Contributors:
Ἅγιος Νικόλαος ........ [VP]
............................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Hagios Nikólaos ........ [VP]
................................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Nicholas of Bari, Saint ........ [VP]
.............................................  Catholic Encyclopedia [online], 1913 edition (1997-)
Nicholas of Myra ........ [VP]
................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 11 July 2012
Nicholas of Myra, Saint ........ [VP]
.............................................  Catholic Encyclopedia [online], 1913 edition (1997-)
Nicholas, Saint ........ [VP]
................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 11 July 2012
................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
Nicholas, Saint, Bp. of Myra ........ [GRISC Preferred, VP]
......................................................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
......................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 50053594; accessed 11 July 2012
Nicolaus, Saint, Bishop of Myra ........ [VP]
............................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Nikolaos of Myra ........ [VP]
................................  Catholic Encyclopedia [online], 1913 edition (1997-)
Sanctus Nicolaus ........ [VP]
..................................  Catholic Encyclopedia [online], 1913 edition (1997-)

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, GRISC, VP]
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 11 July 2012
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50053594
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50053594
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Catholic Encyclopedia [online], 1913 edition (1997-)
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