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Sunday, September 10, 2017

Saint Peter, Bishop of Nicaea

St. Peter of Nicaea (Feast Day - September 10)


Peter was the former president of Nicaea,
As councillor of the assembly he died and entered a new state.

Saint Peter was Metropolitan of Nicaea during the reign of the iconoclast emperor Leo V the Isaurian (813-820). For his defense of the Orthodox faith and the veneration of sacred icons, he was deposed from his episcopal appointment and suffered in the year 815 and replaced by the iconoclast Inger.

Four letters of Saint Theodore the Studite to Saint Peter are known, written between the years 816-823. He died no earlier than the year 823.

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