Born wealthy, he used his fortune help the sick and poor until it was gone, then entered a monastery. Bishop of Mitylene, Greece; known as the Younger because there had been two previous bishops in Mitylene named George. Noted for his humility and fasting, for his gifts of healing, and his work as an exorcist. Stood against emperor Leo the Armenian and the iconoclasts. For his courage and defense of the icons he was exiled to Chersonese (near modern Sevastopol, Ukraine) for the rest of his life.
- 816 in Chersonese (near modern Sevastopol, Ukraine) of natural causes while in exile
- his relics were returned to Mitylene, and his tomb became a scene of miraculous healings
- “Saint George the Younger”. Saints.SQPN.com. 6 April 2010. Web. 25 May 2013. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-george-the-younger/>