Book of Saints – George of Antioch


(Saint) Bishop, Martyr (April 19) (9th century) A zealous Bishop of Antioch in Pisidia (Asia Minor), previously a monk, one of the Fathers of the Second Council of Nicaea (A.D. 787), and a strenuous champion of the Faith against the Iconoclasts. Banished by the Emperor Leo V the Armenian, he died in exile A.D. 814, and is honoured as a Saint by Greeks and Latins alike.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “George of Antioch”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 July 2013. Web. 7 July 2020. <>