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Nicodemus the Hagiorite
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(1749, Naxos – Jul 14, 1809, Athos), Greek Orthodox theologian. Nicodemus became a monk on Mount Athos in 1775 after meeting representatives of the monastic reform movement during the so-called Kollyvades Controversy. He devoted his extensive literary work entirely to the renewal of his church, thus authoring, among other things, a martyrology of the Greek neomartyrs as well as a handbook of church law (Πηδάλιον/Pēdálion, “Rudder”). The Philocalia , a collection of texts edited by Nicodemus and Macarius of Corinth, considerably influenced the re…

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Pinggéra, Karl, “Nicodemus the Hagiorite”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 02 April 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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