a friend and relative of Gregorius Nazianzenus.
He was the author of a poem, addressed to his son of the same name, in reply to one written by Gregory, in which the latter had begged him to allow his son to leave his native country for the purpose of studying eloquence.
The poem of Nicobulus is found amongst those of Gregory, beginning Τέκνον ἐμὸν, μύθους ποθέων ποθέεις τὰ φέριστα
. (Fabric. Bibl. Graec.
vol. ix. p. 311.)