List of Archbishops of Cyprus

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*Gelassios  325—  
 
*Gelassios  325—  
*St. Epiphanios   368—
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*St. [[Epiphanius of Cyprus|Epiphanius]]   368—403
*Stavrinos   403—
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*[[Sabinus of Cyprus|Sabinus]]   403—
 
The Church of Cyprus became [[autocephalous]] in 431.
 
The Church of Cyprus became [[autocephalous]] in 431.
 
*Troilos  431—
 
*Troilos  431—
 
*Reginos  431—
 
*Reginos  431—
 
*Olympios  449—
 
*Olympios  449—
*Stavrinos II  457—
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*Sabinus II  457—
 
*Anthemios  470—
 
*Anthemios  470—
  
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*Epiphanios III  890—
 
*Epiphanios III  890—
 
*Vasilios  ?—
 
*Vasilios  ?—
*Nikolaos, later Patriarch of Constantinople   ?—
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*[[Nicholas IV Mouzalon of Constantinople|Nicholas]], ?–1110 - later Patriarch of Constantinople 
 
*Ioannis II  1151—
 
*Ioannis II  1151—
 
*Barnabas II  1175—
 
*Barnabas II  1175—
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*Neophytos  1222—
 
*Neophytos  1222—
 
*Georgios II  1254—
 
*Georgios II  1254—
*Germanos   1260—
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*[[Germanus (Pesimandrus) of Cyprus|Germanus]]   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 empire|Ottoman]] conquest in 1571, when the Ottomans, for expedient administrative reasons, restored to the Orthodox Church of Cyprus all its previous privileges and rights.  
 
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 empire|Ottoman]] conquest in 1571, when the Ottomans, for expedient administrative reasons, restored to the Orthodox Church of Cyprus all its previous privileges and rights.  
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*Iacovos  1691—
 
*Iacovos  1691—
 
*Germanos II  1694—1705
 
*Germanos II  1694—1705
*Athanasius III Dabbas  1705—1710
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*[[Athanasius III Dabbas of Antioch|Athanasius III Dabbas]]   1705—1710
 
*Iacovos II  1710—1718
 
*Iacovos II  1710—1718
 
*Silvestros  1718—1734
 
*Silvestros  1718—1734
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*Kyprianos  1761—1762  locum tenens
 
*Kyprianos  1761—1762  locum tenens
 
*Paissios  1762—1767  second time
 
*Paissios  1762—1767  second time
*Chrysanthos  1767—1783
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*[[Chrysanthos of Cyprus|Chrysanthos]] 1767—1783
 
*Ioannikios 1783—1784  not consecrated
 
*Ioannikios 1783—1784  not consecrated
 
*Chrysanthos  1784—1810
 
*Chrysanthos  1784—1810
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*Kyrillos I  1849—1854
 
*Kyrillos I  1849—1854
 
*[[Makarios I (Christodoulides) of Cyprus|Makarios I]]  1854—1865
 
*[[Makarios I (Christodoulides) of Cyprus|Makarios I]]  1854—1865
*Sophronios III  1865—1900
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*[[Sophronios III of Cyprus|Sophronios III]] 1865—1900
 
[[See]] vacant 1900—1908
 
[[See]] vacant 1900—1908
 
*[[Kyrillos II (Papadopoulos) of Cyprus|Kyrillos II]]  1908—1916
 
*[[Kyrillos II (Papadopoulos) of Cyprus|Kyrillos II]]  1908—1916
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See vacant:  Leontios - [[locum tenens]]  1933—1947
 
See vacant:  Leontios - [[locum tenens]]  1933—1947
 
*[[Leontios of Cyprus|Leontios]]  1947—1947
 
*[[Leontios of Cyprus|Leontios]]  1947—1947
*Makarios II    1947—1950
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*[[Makarios II of Cyprus|Makarios II]]   1947—1950
 
*[[Makarios III (Mouskos) of Cyprus|Makarios III (Mouskos)]] 1950—1977   
 
*[[Makarios III (Mouskos) of Cyprus|Makarios III (Mouskos)]] 1950—1977   
 
*[[Chrysostomos I of Cyprus|Chrysostomos I]]  1977—2006
 
*[[Chrysostomos I of Cyprus|Chrysostomos I]]  1977—2006
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[[Category: Bishops}*]]
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[[Category: Bishops|*]]
 
[[Category: Archbishops of Cyprus|*]]
 
[[Category: Archbishops of Cyprus|*]]

Latest revision as of 07:10, January 20, 2011

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.

The Church of Cyprus became autocephalous in 431.

  • Troilos 431—
  • Reginos 431—
  • Olympios 449—
  • Sabinus 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—
  • Arcadius II 630—643
  • Serghios 643—
  • Epiphanios II 681—
  • Ioannis 691—
  • Georgios 750—
  • Constantine 783—
  • Epiphanios III 890—
  • Vasilios  ?—
  • Nicholas, ?–1110 - later Patriarch of Constantinople
  • Ioannis II 1151—
  • Barnabas II 1175—
  • Sophronios II 1191—
  • Isaias 1209—
  • Neophytos 1222—
  • Georgios II 1254—
  • Germanus 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

See vacant: Leontios - locum tenens 1933—1947

See also

Church of Cyprus

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