Nicholas of Corinth

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St Nicholas of Corinth. A source for the icon [1]

New-Martyr Nicholas of Corinth (+1554) is the patron saint of the Greek village of Psari, where he lived for most of his life. He contested for his faith in Constantinople in the year 1554. He is commemorated by the church February 14.

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Nicholas was born to devout christian parents, John and Kali (Good) in the small village of Greece called Ixthis (Now called Psari[2]) a little after A.D. 1500. His parents died a little after he turned twelve. He was moved from Corinth to Silivria[3].


  1. Holy Newly-Revealed New Martyr Nicholas of Ichthys, Corinth (Greek)
  2. Psari, Corinthia, is a settlement near Stymfalia of Corinth, Greece.
  3. A city and a district in Istanbul Province along the Sea of Marmara in Turkey.