Saint Nonnus of Edessa

Also known as

  • Nennos
  • Ninos
  • Nono
  • Nonnos



Deacon. Monk at the monastery of Tabenna in upper Egypt. Bishop of Edessa, Mesopotamia. Attended the Council of Chalcedon in 451. It was through his prayers that Saint Pelagia the Penitent was converted to Christianity.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Nonnus of Edessa“. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 October 2013. Web. 4 October 2015. <>