Nino of Cappadocia

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Saint '''Nino (Nina) of Cappadocia''', [[Enlightener]] of [[Church of Georgia|Georgia]] and [[Equal of the Apostles]], was born around the year 280 in the city of Kolastra in Cappadocia. Her father St Zabulon was related to the holy Great Martyr [[George]] ([[April 23]]). He came from an illustrious family and pious parents, and he was highly regarded by the Emperor Maximian (284-305). Zabulon, a Christian, served in the military under the emperor, and he took part in the liberation of Christian captives from Gaul (modern France). St Nino's mother, St Susanna [[May 20]], was a sister of the patriarch of Jerusalem.  St Nino is commemorated on [[January 14]].
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The holy [[Saint]] '''Nino of Cappadocia''' (also ''Nina'') is the [[Enlightener]] of [[Church of Georgia|Georgia]] and [[Equal-to-the-Apostles|Equal of the Apostles]]. Her [[feast day]] is celebrated on [[January 14]].
 
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===External link===
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*[http://www.comeandseeicons.com/n/klv03.htm Icon of St. Nina with scenes of her life]
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==Life==
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She was born around the year 280 in the city of Kolastra in Cappadocia. Her father, St. Zabulon, was related to the holy Great Martyr [[George]] ([[April 23]]). He came from an illustrious family and pious parents, and he was highly regarded by the Emperor Maximian (284-305). Zabulon, a Christian, served in the military under the emperor, and he took part in the liberation of Christian captives from Gaul (modern France). St. Nino's mother, St. Susanna ([[May 20]]), was a sister of [[Juvenal of Jerusalem|Juvenal]], [[Patriarch of Jerusalem]].
 
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==External links==
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*[http://www.stnina.org/stnina/life The Life of St. Nina: Articles and stories of the life of St. Nina] at ''The Saint Nina Quarterly''
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=100191 St Nino (Nina), Equal of the Apostles and Enlightener of Georgia] ([[OCA]])
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*[http://www.westsrbdio.org/prolog/my.html?month=January&day=14 Saint Nina, the Enlightener of the Georgians] (''[[Prologue of Ohrid]]'')
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*[http://www.comeandseeicons.com/n/klv03.htm Icon of St. Nina with scenes of her life]
  
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[[Category:Georgian Saints]]
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The holy Saint Nino of Cappadocia (also Nina) is the Enlightener of Georgia and Equal of the Apostles. Her feast day is celebrated on January 14.

Life

She was born around the year 280 in the city of Kolastra in Cappadocia. Her father, St. Zabulon, was related to the holy Great Martyr George (April 23). He came from an illustrious family and pious parents, and he was highly regarded by the Emperor Maximian (284-305). Zabulon, a Christian, served in the military under the emperor, and he took part in the liberation of Christian captives from Gaul (modern France). St. Nino's mother, St. Susanna (May 20), was a sister of Juvenal, Patriarch of Jerusalem.

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