St George life story
Updated: 3/13/2020
St George life story

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  • Are you ready to join me in war
  • St George was born in what is now modern-day Turkey in around 280AD. He was born to a wealthy Christian noble family.
  • I am Christian and I will not respect you
  • When he grew up, he became a roman soldier and joined the Emperor Diocletian in war.
  • Do you want money?
  • In 303AD Diocletian all Christian soldiers in the army were expelled and all Roman soldiers were forced to make the traditional pagan sacrifice.
  • St George refused and denounced the edict in front of his fellow soldiers, declaring he was a Christian.
  • Diocletian initially tried to convert him with offers of wealth and land but St George refused.
  • When he refused his offer, he was beheaded on the 23rd of April 303.