St Niceta

(d. c. 414)

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(d. c.414),

ecclesiastical writer. He was Bp. of Remesiana (Beta Palanka, SE of Niš) from c.370. His Explanatio Symboli is a primary witness for the history of the Apostles' Creed, containing the oldest attestation for the words ‘communio sanctorum’. The ascription to him of the ‘Te Deum’ has not been generally accepted. Feast day, 22 June.

Subjects: Christianity.

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