George the Monk Date of Birth: Unknown Place of Birth: Unknown Date of Death: Unknown Place of Death: Unknown
All we know about George (Georgios) the Monk is that he was a monk in Constantinople during the reign of Michael III (842-67). His epithet Hamartolos, ‘the sinner’, which appears in the title of his single work, was a common mark of humility for Byzantine monks. He is the author of a world Chronicle which extends from the creation t…
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“George the Monk, George Hamartolos (‘the Sinner’)”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 23 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23724>