Saint George of Amastris

Memorial

Profile

Hermit on Mount Sirik; monk at Bonyssa; bishop of Amastris (modern Amasra, Turkey). Successfully defended Amastris city during Saracen attacks.

Born

  • at Kromna near Amastris on the Black Sea

Died

  • c.825 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint George of Amastris“. Saints.SQPN.com. 10 May 2013. Web. 13 July 2014. <>