Saint Nicetas of Medicion

detail from the Menologian of Basil II featuring Saint Nicetas of MedicionAlso known as

  • Nicetas of Constantinople
  • Nicetas the Confessor
  • Niketas…
  • Nikita…

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Monk and abbot of Medicion Abbey in Bithynia (in modern Turkey). He and his brother monks suffered in the persecutions of iconclast Emperor Leo, and he was imprisoned for many years.

Born

  • Bithynia (in modern Turkey)

Died

  • 824 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Nicetas of Medicion“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 May 2020. Web. 23 September 2020. <>