List of Archbishops of Cyprus

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*Christodoulos II  1682—
 
*Christodoulos II  1682—
 
*Iacovos  1691—
 
*Iacovos  1691—
*Germanos II  1695—
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*Germanos II  1694—1705
*Athanasius III Dabbas  1705—
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*Athanasius III Dabbas  1705—1710
*Iacovos II  1709—
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*Iacovos II  1710—1718
*Silvestros  1718—
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*Silvestros  1718—1734
*Philotheos  1734—
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*Philotheos  1734—1745
*Paissios  1759—
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*Neophytos III  1745—1745
*Chrysanthos  1767—
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*Philotheos  1745—1759 second time
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*Paissios  1759—1761
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*Kyprianos  1761—1762  locum tenens
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*Paissios  1762—1767  second time
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*Chrysanthos  1767—1783
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*Ioannikios 1783—1784  not consecrated
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*Chrysanthos  1784—1810
 
*[[Kyprianos of Cyprus|Kyprianos]]  1810—1821
 
*[[Kyprianos of Cyprus|Kyprianos]]  1810—1821
*Ioakim  1821—
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*Ioakim  1821—1824
*Damaskinos  1824—
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*Damaskinos  1824—1827
*Panaretos  1827—
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*Panaretos  1827—1840
*Ioannikos  1840—
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*Ioannikos  1840—1849
*Kyrillos  1849—
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*Kyrillos I   1849—1854
*Makarios I  1854—
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*Makarios I  1854—1865
*Sophronios III  1865—
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*Sophronios III  1865—1900
*Kyrillos II  1909—
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See vacant 1900—1908
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*Kyrillos II  1909—1916
 
*Kyrillos III  1916—1933
 
*Kyrillos III  1916—1933
 
[[See]] vacant:  Leontios - locum tenens  1933—1947
 
[[See]] vacant:  Leontios - locum tenens  1933—1947
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[[Church of Cyprus]]
 
[[Church of Cyprus]]
  
==Source==
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==Sources==
 
*[[Wikipedia:List_of_Archbishops_of_Cyprus]] Original source
 
*[[Wikipedia:List_of_Archbishops_of_Cyprus]] Original source
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*[http://www.rulers.org/relig.html  Religious Leaders]
  
  
 
[[Category: Bishops}*]]
 
[[Category: Bishops}*]]
 
[[Category: Archbishops of Cyprus|*]]
 
[[Category: Archbishops of Cyprus|*]]

Revision as of 13:24, October 24, 2010

The following is a list of the primates of the Church of Cyprus. The ruling bishops of the Church of Cyprus are styled Archbishop of Nea Justiniana and All Cyprus:

Before 325 the island of Cyprus was under the jurisdiction of the Church of Jerusalem.

  • Gelassios 325—
  • St. Epiphanios 368—
  • Stavrinos 403—

The Church of Cyprus became autocephalous in 431.

  • Troilos 431—
  • Reginos 431—
  • Olympios 449—
  • Stavrinos II 457—
  • Anthemios 470—

Autocephaly of the Church of Cyprus was confirmed 478 by emperor Zeno.

  • Olympios II (During the reign of Justinian)
  • Philoxenos (During the reign of Justinian)
  • Damianos (During the reign of Justinian)
  • Sophronios (During the reign of Justinian)
  • Gregorios (During the reign of Justinian)
  • Arkadios (During the reign of Justinian)
  • Plutarch 620—
  • Arkadios II 630—643
  • Serghios 643—
  • Epiphanios II 681—
  • Ioannis 691—
  • Georgios 750—
  • Constantine 783—
  • Epiphanios III 890—
  • Vasilios  ?—
  • Nikolaos, later Patriarch of Constantinople  ?—
  • Ioannis II 1151—
  • Barnabas II 1175—
  • Sophronios II 1191—
  • Isaias 1209—
  • Neophytos 1222—
  • Georgios II 1254—
  • Germanos 1260—

During the Lusignan and later Venetian rule from 1260-1571 the Church of Cyprus ceased to be autocephalous and came under the direct rule of the Papacy, its fourteen dioceses was reduced to four until after the Ottoman conquest in 1571, when the Ottomans, for expedient administrative reasons, restored to the Orthodox Church of Cyprus all its previous privileges and rights.

  • Timotheos 1572—
  • Lavrentios 1580—
  • Neophytos 1592—
  • Athanassios 1592—
  • Veniamin 1600—
  • Christodoulos 1606—
  • Nikephorus 1641—
  • Ilarion Kigalas 1674—
  • Christodoulos II 1682—
  • Iacovos 1691—
  • Germanos II 1694—1705
  • Athanasius III Dabbas 1705—1710
  • Iacovos II 1710—1718
  • Silvestros 1718—1734
  • Philotheos 1734—1745
  • Neophytos III 1745—1745
  • Philotheos 1745—1759 second time
  • Paissios 1759—1761
  • Kyprianos 1761—1762 locum tenens
  • Paissios 1762—1767 second time
  • Chrysanthos 1767—1783
  • Ioannikios 1783—1784 not consecrated
  • Chrysanthos 1784—1810
  • Kyprianos 1810—1821
  • Ioakim 1821—1824
  • Damaskinos 1824—1827
  • Panaretos 1827—1840
  • Ioannikos 1840—1849
  • Kyrillos I 1849—1854
  • Makarios I 1854—1865
  • Sophronios III 1865—1900

See vacant 1900—1908

  • Kyrillos II 1909—1916
  • Kyrillos III 1916—1933

See vacant: Leontios - locum tenens 1933—1947

See also

Church of Cyprus

Sources


[[Category: Bishops}*]]

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