George II of Constantinople

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George II of Constantinople
Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
ChurchChurch of Constantinople
In office10 September 1191 – 7 July 1198
PredecessorDositheus of Constantinople
SuccessorJohn X of Constantinople
Personal details
Died7 July 1198

George II Xiphilinos or Xiphilinus (? – 7 July 1198) 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]


  1. ^ "George II Xifilinos". Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. Archived from the original on March 27, 2012. 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 and Latin). Retrieved September 5, 2011.
Eastern Orthodox Church titles
Preceded by
Patriarch of Constantinople
Succeeded by
John X Kamateros