23 April…St George’s day in England
St George’s Day celebrated in England on 23rd April and Georgia on 23rd November and 6th May. A link between my old country and my new.
St George is usually portrayed as this bloke on a horse with a big lance killing a fire breathing dragon.
How relevant is he to either 21st Century England or 21st Century Post Soviet Georgia?
The “Real” St George
The “real” George may have been born in Palestine in about 270 AD, to a Roman father and a mother from Cappadocia, in what is now eastern Turkey. He served the army of the pagan Emperor Diocletian until the order came to persecute fellow Christians. George would not deny his faith, so he was…
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