Nilus of Ancyra
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Nilus of Ancyra

also known as Saint Nilus the Elder, Neilos, Nilus of Sinai
Died     ~430 AD
Honored in     
Eastern Orthodox Church
Roman Catholic Church
Armenian Church
Feast     12 November (Catholic and Eastern Orthodox calendars)
Bishop of Ancyra; a disciple of John Chrysostom and founder of a monastery near Ancyra; his letters provide information about the survival paganism 

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