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kinda reads like clickbait - but discusses several of the legends around the remains of St. Nicholas . . .

Archaeologists In Turkey Believe They've Discovered The Tomb Of Saint Nicholas 

Updated August 13, 2019

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You and the rest of the Christmas-loving population may have thought that Santa Claus was alive and well, hanging out in the North Pole, prepping for the night he dusts off his sleigh and delivers presents to children the world over. Turns out, his icy home is¬†just a¬†myth¬†‚Äď archaeologists have discovered Santa¬†Claus's¬†tomb¬†in the¬†decidedly¬†hotter locale of Turkey.¬†¬†

Where is Santa Claus buried? As creepy as it may seem, the real-life Saint Nicholas's tomb was discovered in Demre in October 2017. Blame the archaeologists who unearthed it for bringing about the is-Santa-real chat much earlier than you may have expected. But the story is actually fascinating, shedding new light on the life of the man who became known as Santa Claus.

In October 2017, archaeologists in Turkey made an exciting announcement: they believed they had discovered Saint Nicholas's remains, hidden beneath the floor of a church in the Demre district of Antalya. Scans revealed what looks like a previously hidden chamber underneath the floor. The church is located in Southern Turkey, close to where the saint is believed to have been born.

 

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3 hours ago, Drosselmeyer said:

kinda reads like clickbait - but discusses several of the legends around the remains of St. Nicholas . . .

Archaeologists In Turkey Believe They've Discovered The Tomb Of Saint Nicholas 

Updated August 13, 2019

the-catholic-church-wants-the-body-photo

You and the rest of the Christmas-loving population may have thought that Santa Claus was alive and well, hanging out in the North Pole, prepping for the night he dusts off his sleigh and delivers presents to children the world over. Turns out, his icy home is¬†just a¬†myth¬†‚Äď archaeologists have discovered Santa¬†Claus's¬†tomb¬†in the¬†decidedly¬†hotter locale of Turkey.¬†¬†

Where is Santa Claus buried? As creepy as it may seem, the real-life Saint Nicholas's tomb was discovered in Demre in October 2017. Blame the archaeologists who unearthed it for bringing about the is-Santa-real chat much earlier than you may have expected. But the story is actually fascinating, shedding new light on the life of the man who became known as Santa Claus.

In October 2017, archaeologists in Turkey made an exciting announcement: they believed they had discovered Saint Nicholas's remains, hidden beneath the floor of a church in the Demre district of Antalya. Scans revealed what looks like a previously hidden chamber underneath the floor. The church is located in Southern Turkey, close to where the saint is believed to have been born.

 

Source:  https://www.ranker.com/list/archaeologists-discover-santa-claus-tomb/rebecca-shortall?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=historypost&pgid=642850749204637&utm_campaign=archaeologists-discover-santa-claus-tomb&fbclid=IwAR0bIh3DsBgyn0dKPTq8vsTATwcB-W9FlnkeGJr4gvLppsXeybmY8c0N-FQ

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¬†¬† Always enjoy your postings of news related items, because sometimes they are actually REAL and NOT FAKE NEWS which is something I have become accustom to with your Dr tells you this so you eat that, or work out but not B/4 you install a Pringels holder on that tread mill! LOL! ūü§£:sc_rofl:
  So this is VERY ENJOYABLE READ ...........  Not that I don't like the other stuff, but this stuff is GOOD STUFF!

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4 hours ago, Schwindy said:

Thanks Doug  

¬†¬† Always enjoy your postings of news related items, because sometimes they are actually REAL and NOT FAKE NEWS which is something I have become accustom to with your Dr tells you this so you eat that, or work out but not B/4 you install a Pringels holder on that tread mill! LOL! ūü§£:sc_rofl:
  So this is VERY ENJOYABLE READ ...........  Not that I don't like the other stuff, but this stuff is GOOD STUFF!

Why wouldn't you put a Pringles can on your treadmill ? - they put a holder for one right there ! , ,  ,

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12 hours ago, Drosselmeyer said:

Why wouldn't you put a Pringles can on your treadmill ? - they put a holder for one right there ! , ,  ,

BECAUSE ..... Then where does ONE PUT HIS PEPSI!? Duhhhhhhhh! Everybody knows you NEED TWO HOLDERS, preferably side by side in the middle so you don't have to slow down the machine to cross over your body while walking.

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Definitely Click Bait. :(

The remains of St. Nicholas of Myra are in Bari Italy. They were stolen relocated from Turkey to Bari in 1087.

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5 hours ago, Michael Rielly said:

Definitely Click Bait. :(

The remains of St. Nicholas of Myra are in Bari Italy. They were stolen relocated from Turkey to Bari in 1087.

        has anyone ever heard any of the other "legends"   ??   ribs on loan - crypt in Ireland - etc. ?

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It's the real St Nicholas if he were rolling around in his grave...  (just a Clausnet joke!):santa_cheesy: :sorry:

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There has always been problems with credibility of sacred relics. That's why the Church is cautious to officially endorse local claims.

It's like the tourist who went to the Holy Land and came home 5 nails of the cross. Antiquities and relics are difficult to confirm.

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