Nicholas is a model for all of life. Santa Claus, as we know him, developed to boost Christmas sales—the commercial Christmas message; Nicholas told the story of Christ and peace, goodwill toward all—the hope-filled Christmas message.
The origin of the St. Nicholas tradition goes back to Bishop Nicholas of Myra in Lycia (Turkey). Little solid historical information is known about Nicholas except that he was Bishop of Myra and died around A.
The Russian Santa Claus - Known as Ded Moroz. “Ded Moroz” translates to “Grandfather Frost” in English, but most English speakers simply call him “Father Frost.” He is a figure associated with Russian Christmas traditions and New Year's traditions.