List of Archbishops of Cyprus

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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 1695—
  • Athanasius III Dabbas 1705—
  • Iacovos II 1709—
  • Silvestros 1718—
  • Philotheos 1734—
  • Paissios 1759—
  • Chrysanthos 1767—
  • Kyprianos 1810—1821
  • Ioakim 1821—
  • Damaskinos 1824—
  • Panaretos 1827—
  • Ioannikos 1840—
  • Kyrillos 1849—
  • Makarios I 1854—
  • Sophronios III 1865—
  • Kyrillos II 1909—
  • Kyrillos III 1916—1933

See vacant 1933mdash1947

See also

Church of Cyprus

Source


[[Category: Bishops}*]]

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