Nicodemus the Hagiorite, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Nicodemus the Hagiorite

Greek Orthodox ascetic

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1749

Place of Birth: Naxos Island, South Aegean, Greece

Date of Death: 14-Jul-1809

Profession: monk

Nationality: Greece, Bulgaria

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Nicodemus the Hagiorite

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  • Nicodemus the Hagiorite or St.
  • Nicodemus of the Holy Mountain (Greek: ?s??? ????d?µ?? ? ?????e?t??; 1749 – July 14, 1809) is a saint of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  • He was an ascetic monk, mystic, theologian, and philosopher.
  • His life's work was a revival of traditional Christian practices and patristic literature.
  • He wrote ascetic prayer literature and influenced the rediscovery of Hesychasm, a method of contemplative prayer from the Byzantine period.
  • He is most famous for his work with St.
  • Macarius of Corinth on the anthology of monastic spiritual writings known as The Philokalia.
  • He was canonized by the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople in 1955.

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