Distinguished Roman soldier. Converted to Christianity while travelling in Palestine. Spiritual student of Theodosius of Cyzicus. Leader of 200 Christian disciples who fled to Sicily to escape persecutions of Decius in Palestine. They could not escape it, however, and all were martyred.
- “Saint Nicon of Sicily“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 March 2016. Web. 18 January 2017. <>