Patriarch Athanasius III of Alexandria

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Athanasius III served as Greek Patriarch of Alexandria between 1276 and 1316.

Relations with the Church of Rome[edit]

Since the Bishop of Rome appointed a titular Latin Patriarch of Alexandria in 1310, it is likely that ecclesiastical communion had been broken by Athanasius III episcopate.[1]


  1. ^ Steven Runciman. The Eastern Schism. (Oxford, 1955). p. 100.
Preceded by
Nicholas II
Greek Patriarch of Alexandria
Succeeded by
Gregory II