Nilus of Constantinople

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Nilus of Constantinople
Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
Facial Chronicle - b.09, p.275 - Patriarch Nilus and Pimen.jpg
ChurchChurch of Constantinople
In officespring 1380 – 1 February 1388
PredecessorMacarius of Constantinople
SuccessorAntony IV of Constantinople
Personal details
Born?
Died1 February 1388

Nilus Kerameus (? – 1 February 1388) was the Orthodox Patriarch of Constantinople between spring 1380 and 1388.[1] He was a Hesychast.

In 1380 he convened a synod to decide the metropolitanate of Moscow, choosing Bulgarian-born Hesychast Cyprian (1336–1406).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Οικουμενικό Πατριαρχείο (in Greek). Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
Eastern Orthodox Church titles
Preceded by
Macarius
Patriarch of Constantinople
1380–1388
Succeeded by
Antony IV