The Monk George Limniotes

Commemorated on August 24

      The Monk George Limniotes lived during the VIII Century and was a monk of the Olympia monastery near Constantinople. He suffered for venerating icons under the Iconoclast emperor Leo the Isaurian (716-741). They burned his head and cut off his nose. The Monk George died in about the year 716.

© 1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.