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George the Trophy-bearer

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In Lydda in Palestine (his mother's birthplace), a [[church]] dedicated to St. George and containing his relics is associated with miraculous healings. The dedication of the church under the reign of St. [[Constantine the Great|Constantine]] (305-337) is commemorated, with the translation of St. George's relics, on November 3.
==Rare icons==Another church , dedicated to St. George recently, is associated with the Monastery of Christ of Symvoulas (Simvulo, Cyprus). This church is sometimes called in construction and is referred to as "St. [[George of Symvoulas]]" in honour of an ancient icon bearing the same name and is also associated with miraculous healings.    

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