John III of Jerusalem

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
m (link)
(added succession)
Line 7: Line 7:
 
==Reference==
 
==Reference==
 
<references/>
 
<references/>
 +
 +
{{start box}}
 +
{{succession|
 +
before=[[Elias I of Jerusalem|Elias I ]]|
 +
title=[[List of Patriarchs of Jerusalem|Patriarch of Jerusalem]]|
 +
years=516-524|
 +
after=Peter of Jerusalem|Peter}}
 +
{{end box}}
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==

Revision as of 08:54, February 12, 2010

John III of Jerusalem was the Patriarch of Jerusalem from 516 to 524. A Monophysite, he became Orthodox after becoming Patriarch of Jerusalem.

Prior to his appointment to the see of Jerusalem, John was the Bishop of Sebaste and was a partisan of the non-Chalcedonians. John was appointed patriarch of Jerusalem by emperor Anastasius I after banishing Patr. Elias for supporting Patr. Flavian II of Antioch. After his enthronement in Jerusalem John became Orthodox. [1]

John III accepted the decrees of the Synod of Constantinople held on July 20, 518 that pronounced anathema on Severus of Antioch. Patr. John then convened a synod at Jerusalem that paralleled the examples of Constantinople. Attending the synod was archimandrite St. Sabbas of the lavras of Palestine, a strong Chalcedonian.

Reference

  1. (Theopanes Confessor, "Chronographia", ed. de Boors, Leipzig, 1883-1885, I, 156)
Succession box:
John III of Jerusalem
Preceded by:
Elias I
Patriarch of Jerusalem
516-524
Succeeded by:
Peter of Jerusalem
Help with box



Sources

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
interaction
Donate

Please consider supporting OrthodoxWiki. FAQs

Toolbox