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Saint Nina the Equal to the Apostles and Enlightener of Georgia

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Saint Nina the Equal to the Apostles and Enlightener of Georgia

By St. Nikolai Velimirovich Nina was a relative of St. George the Great Martyr and Juvenal, the Patriarch of Jerusalem. Her parents belonged to the nobility in Cappadocia and since they both were tonsured in the monastic state, Nina was educated under the tutelage of Patriarch Juvenal. Hearing about the people of Georgia, the virgin […]

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Saint Nina the Equal to the Apostles and Enlightener of Georgia

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Saint Nina the Equal to the Apostles and Enlightener of Georgia

Nina was a relative of St. George the Great Martyr and Juvenal, the Patriarch of Jerusalem. Her parents belonged to the nobility in Cappadocia and since they both were tonsured in the monastic state, Nina was educated under the tutelage of Patriarch Juvenal. Hearing about the people of Georgia, the virgin Nina, from an early […]

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Life of Saint Nina from the Georgian “Life of Saint Nino”

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Life of Saint Nina from the Georgian “Life of Saint Nino”

Let us relate the story of our holy and blessed Mother, the enlightener of all Georgia, Nino the apostle, as she herself told it on her death-bed to the believer Salome of Ujarma, daughter-in-law of King Mirian.

At the time when St. George of Cappadocia bore witness for Christ’s sake, there lived in the same city of Cappadocia a certain man who was the saint’s friend and companion, a true believer and a man of power and eminence, and his name was Zabulon. And this Zabulon set out for Rome to serve King Maximian and win honour and renown.

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