Book of Saints – Nicephorus – 13 March

Saint Nicephorus of ConstantinopleArticle

(Saint) Bishop Martyr (March 13) (9th century) A Patriarch of Constantinople who sacrificed himself in defence of the practice of the veneration of pictures and statues during the persecution under the Emperor Leo the Armenian. He died in exile in the fifteenth year of his banishment, A.D. 828.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Nicephorus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 March 2016. Web. 22 January 2019. <>