St. Nicholas, Bishop of Myra Saint Nicholas was born in the Middle East in the fourth century. He grew up to become the bishop of Myra. His hometown was Lycia, near the coast of what is now Turkey. Legends tell of his love for children, his kindness and the miracles that have been attributed to him.
suitor= người đương sự dowry = thiên bâmThe most famous story about St. Nicholas tells ofhow he helped three unfortunate young sisterswho all had suitors but had no dowries becausetheir father, a poor nobleman, could not raise themoney. Because of this, they could not marry.
The Bishop Nicholas was a shy man and did notlike to give money directly , so he thought of a wayto give it anonymously. nặc danhWhen the first daughter was ready to marry, thegood bishop tossed a bag of gold into the house atnight. Later, when the seconddaughter prepared to marry,she too received a mysteriousbag of gold. bí ẩn
When the third daughterprepared to marry, the poornobleman and father of thethree girls was determinedto find out who had been sogenerous. So he kept watchand saw the bishop dropanother bag of goldinto the house. quyết định
It has been said that Saint Nicholasclimbed on the roof and dropped thethird bag of gold down the chimneywhere it landed in a stocking hung todry, giving us a reason to hang upChristmas stockings today.When the father saw what hadhappened, Nicholas begged him to keepthe secret, but, of course, the news gotout. From then on, whenever anyonereceived an unexpected gift, theythanked St. Nicholas. bất ngờ
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