Nathanael ( XVI century ) - monk of the Kornilievo-Komelsky monastery , author of the life of Cornelius Komelsky . The name of Nathanael is known from the registry of the Life of St. Cornelius, preserved in a manuscript kept by the RSL :
In the summer of 7097 May at 22 under the sovereign's power, the tsar and the great prince Feodor Ivanovich, the all-Russian autocrat, in the summer of his sixth kingdom, and under the holy Patriarch Ieva, with the blessing of our father Abbot Lawrence, the life of the holy monk Kornilia monastery was written. Mnogoshreshnago and the last foreigner Nathanael Kornilievskogo
Nathanael was a contemporary of the Monk Cornelius, and the purpose of writing his life was to set “ writing a message of the Videch and hearing from the mouth of the holy elder .” The life was written in 1589 and in 1600 was presented to the church council along with the text of the service to Rev. Cornelius. After the texts were reviewed by Patriarch Iov and Tsar Boris Godunov , a decree was issued to commemorate Cornelius throughout the Russian state (before this decree, Cornelius was a local honored saint of the Vologda district).