[[Image:StNicodemusOfTheHolyMountain.jpg|160px|thumb|right|Icon of St. Nicodemus of the Holy Mountain]]
St. '''Nicodemus of the Holy Mountain''' (or Nikodemos the Hagiorite ) was a great theologian and teacher of the [[Orthodox Church]], reviver of [[hesychasm]], [[Canon Law|canonist]], [[Hagiography|hagiologist]] and writer of liturgical poetry.
St. Nicodemus was born c. 1749 in Naxos, Greece.
In 1775 he became a [[monk]] at [[Mount Athos]]. He worked with [[Saint]] Macarius Notaras of Corinth to compile the [[Philokalia]], a defining work on [[monastic]] spirituality. He edited and reworked two books on Western spirituality which had already been translated into Greek and wrote many original works including ''Lives of the Saints''.
St. Nicodemus reposed in the Lord in 1809 and was [[glorification|glorified]] by the Orthodox Church in 1955. His [[
feastday]] is celebrated on [[July 14]].
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* ''Modern Orthodox Saints (Vol. 3)'' by Constantine Cavarnos. Published by the Institute for Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies, 1994 (ISBN 0914744410)
* [[Canon law]]* [[The Rudder]]