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'''George of Jerusalem''' was the Patriarch of Jerusalem of the Church of Jerusalem from 797 to 807. Little is known about his activities while he was [[patriarch]].

George was the syncellus of Patriarch [[Elias II of Jerusalem|Elias II]] before he became patriarch about 797. During the final years before the repose of Patr. Elias, Syncellus George sent a delegation to western Europe to Charlemagne to gain the help and protection of the Franks against the Muslims in the Holy Lands. Patr. George was succeeded by the [[deacon]] [[Thomas I of Jerusalem|Thomas]] Tamriq upon his death in 807. 

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before=[[Elias II of Jerusalem|Elias II]]|
title=[[List of Patriarchs of Jerusalem|Patriarch of Jerusalem]]|
years=797-807|
after=[[Thomas I of Jerusalem| Thomas I]]}}
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==Sources==
*[http://morewhoiswho.tripod.com/history.html The History of the Church of Jerusalem]
*[http://www.christusrex.org/www1/ofm/sbf/escurs/wwc/g.html George of Jerusalem]

[[Category: Bishops]]
[[Category: Patriarchs of Jerusalem]]
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