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The Saint Who Would Be Santa

A. Dagli Orti, art resource

St. Nicholas, bishop of Myra
December 10, 2012
The Saint Who Would Be Santa

A. Dagli Orti, Art Resource

St. Nicholas, bishop of Myra

In the first half of the fourth century, a severe grain shortage belted itself tightly around the knobby coast and countryside of Lycia. Such shortages intermittently plagued the region...

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