Methodius, Nefed the meaning of the name and the interpretation of the name. Methodius is a detective (Greek).
Name days, patron saints. May 24 (11) - St. Equal to the Apostles Methodius.
June 27 (14) - of sv. Methodius, Patriarch of Constantinople, was at first a simple monk, then he was appointed to the patriarchs. Established annually in the first week of Lent to celebrate the Triumph of Orthodoxy (9th century).
Superstitions, omens, customs. July 3 - Methodius sparrowhouse. If a tenet and a midge sweep over ozimyu, there will be a good catch of quails. If it rains on Methodius, then it will go forty more days.
Zodiac name - Gemini. Planet - Mercury. The color of the name is yellow-green. Auspicious tree - chestnut. The cherished plant is a bell. The patron of the name is a giraffe. Stone mascot - chrysoprase.
Diminutive forms. Mefodya, Nefedka, Fedya, Fedusha.
Middle name. Mefod'evich, Nefedovich, Mefod'evna, Nefedovna; talk Mefodich, Nefedych.
Name and character. Methodius is a changeable being. He is a good intellectual, very easily and with pleasure is learning anything. He is charming and skillfully uses this gift.He likes to flirt and easily wins victories, because he cannot stand monotony either at home, at work, or in the sphere of feelings.
Name in history and literature. St. Equal to the Apostles Methodius and his brother Cyril - Slavs of noble birth. They compiled the Slavic alphabet, translated sacred and church books from Greek into Church Slavonic, introduced divine services in their native languages to the Slavs, and endured many persecutions from Roman Catholics for this.
Saint Methodius died in 885 as archbishop of Moravia.