Thursday, November 18, 2010

Nikolaos of Myra

Regardless of what Clement Clarke Moore wrote, Nikolaous of Myra was not a right jolly old elf, but rather a Turkish bishop in the second and third centuries. He was known for his generosity and became the modern symbol of Christmas gift-giving. This LEGO sculpture was on display at Legoworld 2009, a gathering of LEGO builders in Zwolle in the Netherlands.

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