Patriarch George II of Constantinople

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George II Xiphilinos or Xiphilinus was the Patriarch of Constantinople between 1191 and 1198 AD.[1] According to Balsamon, George, during the reign of Alexios I Komnenos, added one member to the Exocatacoeli (an office similar to the Catholic cardinal in the Greek Church of the time), making it six.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "George II Xifilinos". Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. Retrieved September 5, 2011. 
  2. ^ Diego Jiménez Arias, Jerónimo de Valencia, Juan de Lama Cubero, Narcís Oliva i Nadal. Lexicon ecclesiasticum latino-hispanicum: ex Sacris Bibliis, conciliis ... (in Spanish & Latin). Retrieved September 5, 2011. 
Orthodox Church titles
Preceded by
Dositheus
Patriarch of Constantinople
1191–1198
Succeeded by
John X Kamateros