Nicholas Salos of Pskov

Nicholas Salos of Pskov

Nicholas Salos of Pskov (Russian: Николай Салос) was a Russian self-styled prophet ("Fool-for-Christ") in opposition of czar Ivan IV's oprichnina. In 1570, Ivan IV retaliated by raiding Pskov. However, during the raid Nicholas reprimanded the czar causing him to retreat his force to Alexandrov. He is regarded as a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church.


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