Aug 24

Saint Jorge Limniota

August 24th VIII century Mártir Monje

On Mount Olympus, in Bithynia, saint Jorge Limniota, monk, who, having rebuked the wicked Emperor León III by destroying the sacred images and burn the relics of the Saints, by mandate of this and for this cause, having it amputated nose and burned the head, emigrated as a martyr to the Lord (c. 730).