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Did you know that St George was a third-century Roman soldier from modern-day Turkey? ~Cappadocia
Since the 14th century Saint George has been widely regarded as a the patron saint & protector of England.
You might think of him clad in armour, slaying a dragon and rescuing a maiden. It is all a medieval invention. Still we still a good legend, don't we?
Beside all the historical facts, I was very surprised to learn that many other countries celebrate today. In Spanish it is called "Dia de San Jorge" & in Catalonia they make special cakes.
Here is an eyebrow rising list of the countries that will celebrate St. Georges Day today:
So you would like to join your local celebrations to commemorate this early Christian martyr or if you don't live in any of this countries, Have a Pimms in his name :)
Have a Great Day everybody!
#StGeorgesDay Celebrations around the world! #England #Brazil #Spain #Lebannon #Croatia #Moscow #Italy
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