Nicander of Myra

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The holy, glorious and right-victorious Hieromartyr '''Nicander of Myra''' (also ''Nikandros'') was the first [[Bishop]] of Myra.{{ref|1}}  He, with his fellow [[martyr]], the [[priest]] Hermas, were followers of [[Apostle Titus]], who had [[ordination|ordained]] them.  He shares a [[feast day]] with Hermas the priest on [[November 4]].
 
The holy, glorious and right-victorious Hieromartyr '''Nicander of Myra''' (also ''Nikandros'') was the first [[Bishop]] of Myra.{{ref|1}}  He, with his fellow [[martyr]], the [[priest]] Hermas, were followers of [[Apostle Titus]], who had [[ordination|ordained]] them.  He shares a [[feast day]] with Hermas the priest on [[November 4]].
  
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==Hymnography==
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[[Troparion]] — Tone 4
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In your manner a participant, / And in your throne a successor of the Apostles, / You discovered action an entrance into visions, / O inspired one of God. / Therefore directing the Word of truth, / You suffered for the faith even unto blood. / O Bishop and Martyr Nicander, pray to Christ God that our souls may be saved!
  
 
==Reference==
 
==Reference==
{{note|1}} [http://www.ewtn.com/library/MARY/NICHOLAS.htm Saint Nicholas of Myra Bishop, Confessor c. 342] ([[Roman Catholic]])
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{{note|1}} Michel Lequien, ''Oriens christianus in quatuor Patriarchatus digestus'', Paris 1740, Vol. I, coll. 965-970
  
 
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==External links==
*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=103172 Hieromartyr Nicander the Bishop of Myra] ([[OCA]])
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*[http://oca.org/saints/lives/2015/11/04/103172-hieromartyr-nicander-the-bishop-of-myra Hieromartyr Nicander the Bishop of Myra] ([[OCA]])
*[http://goarch.org/en/chapel/saints.asp?contentid=274 Nikandros, Bishop of Myra] ([[GOARCH]])
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*[http://www.goarch.org/chapel/saints_view?contentid=274 Nikandros, Bishop of Myra] ([[GOARCH]])
*[http://www.westsrbdio.org/prolog/my.html?month=November&day=4 The Hieromartyrs Nicander, Bishop of Myra, and Hermas the Presbyter] (''[[Prologue of Ohrid]]'')
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The holy, glorious and right-victorious Hieromartyr Nicander of Myra (also Nikandros) was the first Bishop of Myra.1 He, with his fellow martyr, the priest Hermas, were followers of Apostle Titus, who had ordained them. He shares a feast day with Hermas the priest on November 4.

Hymnography

Troparion — Tone 4

In your manner a participant, / And in your throne a successor of the Apostles, / You discovered action an entrance into visions, / O inspired one of God. / Therefore directing the Word of truth, / You suffered for the faith even unto blood. / O Bishop and Martyr Nicander, pray to Christ God that our souls may be saved!

Reference

1 Michel Lequien, Oriens christianus in quatuor Patriarchatus digestus, Paris 1740, Vol. I, coll. 965-970

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