Sergius II of Constantinople

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Sergius II of Constantinople
Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
ChurchChurch of Constantinople
In officeJune 1001 – July 1019
PredecessorSisinnius II of Constantinople
SuccessorEustathius of Constantinople
Personal details
DiedJuly 1019

Sergius II the Studite (Greek: Σέργιος Β′ ὁ Στουδίτης) (? – July 1019, Constantinople) was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from July 1001 to 1019.[1] He was a successor to the Patriarch Sisinnius II of Constantinople. He came from a prominent family related to the Patriarch Photios I of Constantinople. He reached the rank of abbot of the Monastery of Manuel (or, according to others, of the Stoudios Monastery).

According to the later legend, Sergius II was in the conflict with the Pope Sergius IV.[2]

His successor was Eustathius of Constantinople[3].

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ According to some sources, Sergius became the Patriarch in 999.
  2. ^ The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. Sergius II. "A story that Pope Sergius IV (1009–12) sent Sergius II the Synodicon, a letter insisting on the Latin Trinitarian teaching that the Holy Spirit relates to both Father and Son (Filioque), thus initiating the Eastern schism when Patriarch Sergius reacted by erasing the pope’s name from the Byzantine prayer intercessions, is the invention of 12th-century controversialists.
  3. ^ Sergius II of Constantinople
Titles of Chalcedonian Christianity
Preceded by
Sisinnius II
Patriarch of Constantinople
1001–1019
Succeeded by
Eustathius