Nicholas, bishop of Myra

Introduction

A 4th century saint, his cult became prevalent in the West from the 11th century, after the translation, in the context of the lead up to the first crusade, of his relics to Bari in Puglia, Italy.

Gender

Male

Associated places

Bari, Myra

Territory or Ethnicity (broad)

Non-insular

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Nicholas (ns)

Related Personal Names

Name

Nicholas (certain)

Feast days

Day of Year

Dec 6

Day of Year

May 9

Notes

Feast of Translation