(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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