Patriarch John VIII of Constantinople

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John VIII Xiphilinos (Greek: Ιωάννης Η΄ Ξιφιλίνος), a native of Trebizond, was patriarch of Constantinople from 1064–1075. He was the uncle of John Xiphilinos the Epimator. John VIII also wrote a hagiography of Saint Eugenios of Trebizond.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ William Miller, Trebizond: The last Greek Empire of the Byzantine Era: 1204-1461, 1926 (Chicago: Argonaut, 1969), p. 11
Orthodox Church titles
Preceded by
Constantine III Leichoudes
Patriarch of Constantinople
1064–1075
Succeeded by
Cosmas I