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“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 February 2009. Web. 29 March 2015. <>