Heorhii, Metropolitan

Heorhii, Metropolitan [Heorhij], ?–1079. Metropolitan of Kyiv. Of Greek origin, Heorhii arrived in Ukraine around 1062 and became, subsequently, the seventh metropolitan of Kyiv (see Kyiv metropoly). He was the author of a polemical work, Stiazanie s latinoiu (Struggle against the Roman Church).

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 2 (1989).]

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