The Virgin Nativity Cathedral
Section of Southern Lengthwise Nave. North View

Saint Nicholas Stops Execution

Dionisy's frescoes. Saint Nicholas Stops Execution

Saving the three men, who were unjustly sentenced to death by a mercenary governor, from the execution. Having learnt about the forthcoming execution Nicholas came up to the executioner and tore the raised sword away. The governor blamed by St. Nicholas repented and begged for his forgiveness.