• General 15.12.2018

    Two bishops, two churches, and many legends but who represents this Nicholas? And what do we know secured about him, his life and work? There’s the Saint Nicholas of Myra. The people is known as a symbol of charity as a helper in the emergency, gift Bringer, miracle worker and Patron Saint of children and sailors. Historically, little is known about the Bishop of Myra. A clear biography can be expected by the Protestant, nor by the Catholic Church. The oldest known sources are from the 6th century and are marked by legends. Known legends are associated with Christmas. But they suggest not only the Bishop of Myra, who has probably appeared in the fourth century. A further figure can be found later to have lived something in the Annals: Abbot Nikolaus of monk monastery Sion.

    He was later Bishop. Both large churches are agreed: the famous Nicholas is due to two personalities. This is on the one hand the Bishop Nikolaos of Myra in Lycia, and on the other hand the Abbot Nicholas of Sion, Bishop of Pinora. The cult figure Saint Nicholas ‘ century-long live are told. The story, in which Nicholas helps a poor man from a predicament is widely used. He gives three nuggets of gold whose daughters, so that the man must not give them into prostitution.

    The legend of St. Nicholas with the three Golden balls, or also with the apples, which was later extended to nuts and chocolate can be developed from this story. Who now goes to search for clues, find customs sources to the advent and the Holy night on the side of Xmas for the gifted ‘: xmashochbegabte.blogspot.com of this blog has been published by Lilli Cremer Altgeld, formerly University curator,. The author is today coach, journalist and presenter of the highly gifted Forum drama or success story’.

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