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Death: 825

Bishop of Amastris, on the Black Sea, he defended his see from a Saracen attack. George was born in Cromna, near Amastris. He lived as a hermit on Mount Sirik, and then served as a monk at Bonyssa Monastery before being consecrated as a bishop over his objections.

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