Distinguished Roman soldier. Converted to Christianity while travelling in Palestine. Spiritual student of Theodosius of Cyzicus. Leader of 200 Christian disciples who fled to Sicily to escape persecutions of Decius in Palestine. They could not escape it, however, and all were martyred.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Online
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Nicon of Sicily“. Saints.SQPN.com. 5 February 2014. Web. 22 December 2014. <>