21. St. Nicholas
of Myra.

by James C. Christensen
13.25 x 7

One of the most universally recognized Saints who later became the model for Santa Claus, Nicholas, Bishop of Myra in Asia Minor, is a figure about which there are more legends than facts. Patron saint of sailors, he was very popular in the Low Countries where stories of his generosity were legendary and gave rise to the custom of exchanging gifts in his name.
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