Now this is something that may change your perspective of ol’ St. Nick. Apparently, as legend has it, Nicholas of Myra listened to Arius present his reasons for why Jesus as the Son of God is not equal to God the Father. After a while he lost his temper and slapped the man in the face! I don’t know true this is to history, but it sure if a funny thing to image.
Read more on this at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America’s “Nicholas the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra” and/or the St. Nicholas Center’s “Bishop Nicholas Loses His Cool (At the Council of Nicaea)”.