Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Holy New Martyr Nicholas of Mitylene (+ 1771)

St. Nicholas the New Martyr of Mytilene (Feast Day - January 16);
Icon depicts All Saints of Lesvos

The only thing we know about this New Martyr is that his name was Nicholas and he was associated with the island of Lesvos and its city of Mytilene, and he died a martyr's death on January 16, 1771, which was the same day as the Holy New Hieromartyr Damaskenos of Gambrovo who was martyred in Bulgaria by the Turks.


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