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New page: Our venerable and God-bearing Father St. '''Nikephoros of Chios''', was a
born around 1750 in the town of Kardamyla, in the northeastern part of the famous Aegean island of [...
Our venerable and God-bearing Father St. '''Nikephoros of Chios''', was a [[hieromonk]] born around 1750 in the town of Kardamyla, in the northeastern part of the famous Aegean island of [[Metropolis of Chios|Chios]]. He was educated in Chios, taught and wrote in Chios, led a life of spiritual endeavor there, and died there in 1821. He loved Chios as his fatherland, and as a place where piety and learning were flourishing. For this reason, and because no occasion arose for him to leave the island, he remained within its confines throughout his lifetime.
* Nikephoros met St. [[Athanasius Parios]] who was the director of the school in the city of Chios, during his education.
*''St. Nikephoros of Chios, outstanding writer of litrugical poetry and lives of saints, educator, spiritual striver, and traner of martyrs'' by [[osource:Author:Constantine Cavarnos|Constantine Cavarnos]]. Publisher: Belmont, Institute for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, c. 1976. [[ISBN 0914744321]]. pp. 111-114.
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