Nicetas I of Constantinople
|Nicetas I of Constantinople|
|Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople|
|Denomination||Eastern Orthodox Church|
He was chosen by the Emperor Constantine V as a successor of the Patriarch Constantine II of Constantinople. However, Nicetas was quite unpopular in Constantinople because he was a supporter of iconoclasm. After his death in 780, Nicetas was declared a heretic. He was succeeded by Paul IV of Constantinople.
- Walter de Gruyter (2008). Biographical Index of the Middle Ages. P. 804.
- Dvorník, František (1970). Byzantské misie u Slovanů (in Czech). Praha: Vyšehrad. p. 61. Retrieved 2010-04-18.
- George Crabb (1833). Universal Historical Dictionary: Or, Explanation of the Names of Persons and Places in the Departments of Biblical, Political, and Ecclesiastical History, Mythology, Heraldry, Biography, Bibliography, Geography, and Numismatics.
- Nicetas I of Constantinople. "Nicetas was viewed as a mere mouthpiece of the emperor and was very unpopular with the iconophile population of Constantinople."
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