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Bishops/Patriarchs of Antioch

DATES1 DATES2 NAME SAINT FEAST DAY(S)
bef 54 (Peter) y
bef 68 96 Euodios
96 bef 117 Ignatios y 12/20
Hero (Heros)
Kornelios
Eros
Theophilos
Maximinos
Serapion
Asklepiades
Philetos
Zebinnos
Babylas y
Fabios
Demetrios
Paul of Samosota n
Domnus
Timaeos
279/280 303 exiled Kyril I
304 about 314 Tyrannos
about 314 320 Vital
320 324 Philogonos y 12/20
324 or 325 330 deposed Eustathios y 02/21
330 [six months] Paulinos II [trans from Tyre]
331 332 Eulalios
332 333 Euphronios
333 342? Flakillos
342 344 Stephen I
344 358 Leontios
358 359 Eudoxios [elected bishop of CP in 360]
359 immed exiled Annanios
360 381 Meletios y 02/12
360 376 Euzoïos [Arian]
362 388 Paulinos II [Catholic]
375? Vital [Apollinarist]
376 381? Dorotheos [Arian]
381 end 404 Sep Flavianos [successor of Meletios]
388 392/393 Evagrios [successor to Paulinos]
404 414? Porphyry
414 424 Alexander
424 428 Theodotos
428 441/442 John I
441/442 450 Domnos
451 455 Maximos
457 455 Basil
457 459 Akakios
459 bef Sep 470 Martyrios
470 Peter the Foulon (1) [some think he had four distinct episcopates]
471? 475 Julian
476 end 477 beg John II Kodonatos
477 spring 479 Stephen II

[Ths existence of another Stephen, successor of the preceding is discussed.]

479 484 Kalendonion
485 489 Peter the Foulon (3)
490 498 Palladios
498 512 autumn Flavian II
512 Nov 18 518 Sep 29

[+538 Feb 8]

Severos
MELKITE PATRIARCHS
519 summer 521 Spring Paul II
521 spring 526 May 26 Euphrates
527 Apr/May 545 Ephrem
545 559 Domninos
559 570 Anastasios I (1)
570 593 Gregory
593 Mar 25 598 Anastasios I (2)
598 end/ 599 beg 609 Anastasios II
30 years vacancy
639 after 649 Makedonios
? ? George
? 681 Mar 7 Makarios I
681 Mar 8/Apr 5 - Theophanes
? 685? Thomas
685? 702? George II
742/743 744/745 Stephen III
744 750 Theophylakt Bar Qanbara
750/751 773/774 Theodore I
bef 787 ? Theodoret
813/814 844/845 Job
845 867 Nicholas I
concurrent

845


btw 861 & 869

Eustathios
870 Stephen IV
870 890 Theodosios I
892 907 Simeon I
907 934 Jul 24 Elijah I
936 Aug 943 Theodosios II
944 948 Theokaristos
960 969 Christopher
969 Nov/Dec Eustratios
970 Jan 23 976 May 29 Theodore II
978 Jan 20 996 Sep Agapios
996 Oct 4 1021 Jul John III
1025 Jan 17 1030 Oct 8 Nicholas II
1032 Apr 1 1033 Sep 8 Elijah II
1034 Mar 3 1042 Sep 24 Theodore III
? ? Basil II
1052 spring 1056 after Aug Peter III
1056 aft Aug 1057 bef Aug 15 Dionysios [also called John (IV) in an Armenian source]
1057 bef Aug 30 1059 aft Apr 4 Theodosios III
? -1074 1079/1080 Emilian
1079/1080 ? Nikephoros the Black
perhaps 1088/1089

or 1091 Feb

1100 Oct John IV or V
1106 1134? John V or VI
1137/1138 1156 Luke
1156 end 1157 May 1 Soterichos Panteugenos - elected pat., but repousse May 1157
1157 1171 Jun 22 Athanasios III
?-1173 1179 or after Kyril II
bef 1189 1195 or after Theodore IV Balsamon
bef 1206 aft 1235 Simeon II
? ? David
bef 1258 about 1274 Euthymios I
1275 Jun 1283/1284 Theodosios V de Villehardouin
1283/1284 about 1286 Arsenios
transferred from Tyre 1308, enthroned at Tyre1287, until 1308 Kyril III
transferred from Pompeiopolis, concurrently elected in Cilicia, enthroned 2nd semester 1287, not recognized by CP, soul titulary 1309-1316 Dionysios I or II
? ? Kyril IV
? ? Dionysios II or III
? ? Sophronios
1344 bef Nov bef 1349 Ignatios II
bef 1349 1368 Pachomias I (1)
1368 1375 Aug 17 Michael I
1375 Aug 1377 mid year Pachomias I (2)
1377 Apr 1378 Apr 10 Mark I
1378 Apr 1386 Dec 19 Pachomias I (3)
bef 1388 Jan ? Nilos
? 1395 Jan 11 Nikon
1395 Feb 6 1412 Apr 18 Michael II
1412 Jun 1 1412 Oct 9 Pachomias II
? 1424-1425 Joachim I
1426/1427 ? Mark II
1434/1435 1451 Sep 8 Dorotheos I
1451 Sep 14 1456? Michael III
1456? 1457/1458 Mark III
1458 bef Jun 1459 after Jun 1 Joachim II
about 1470/1474 bef 1484 Michael IV
bef 1438 after 1500 Dorotheos II
JACOBITE PATRIARCHS
557/558 about 561 Sergios of Teila
564 577 ret to CP, died 584 Paul the Black
581 591 Peter of Kallinikos
591 594 Julian I
595 631 Athanasios the Cameldriver
631 648 Dec 14 John I
649 667 Theodore
668 680 or 684 Severos
684 687 Sep 11 Athanasios II
687 Nov 708 Julian II
709 722 Oct 3 Elijah
724 Apr 740 Athanasios III
740 754 Oct John II
754 Isaac, intruder
755/756 758 or 759 Athanasios Sandalya, intruder
758 Dec 790 (in prison 758-777 George
758/9 763/764 John of Kallinikos, intruder
763/764 bef 777 David of Dara, intruder
790 792 Jan Joseph
793 Aug 817 Aug 16 Kyriakos
808 837 Abraham, intruder
818 Jun 845 Aug 22 Dionysios I
837 ? Simeon, intruder
846 Nov 21 873 Dec 3 John III
878 Jun 5 883 Mar 26 Ignatios
887 Feb 5 896 Jun 1 Theodosios
897 Apr 909 Apr 18 Dionysios II
910 Apr 21 933 Nov 30 John IV
923 Aug 15 935 Mar 25 Basil I
936 Aug 28 953 Jul 3 John V
954 Jul 18 957 Jan 31 John VI
957 Nov 28 961 Jun 2 Dionysios III
962 May 25 963 Mar 4 Abraham
965 Jul 9 985 John VII
986 Oct 21 1003 Athanasios V, also known as Lazaros
1004 Jul 6 1033 Feb 3

(exiled)

John VIII bar Abdoun
1034 1044 Dionysios IV
1049 Aug 1058 John IX
1058 1063 Athanasios VI
1064 1073 John X
1074 Jan 6 1075 Jul Basil II
1075 about 1095 John XI Abdoun
Concurrents
1077 Apr 7 1077 Dec Dionysios V
1080 OR 1084 1082 OR 1086 John XII
1088 1090 Dionysios VI
1090 Dec 1 1129 Jun 8 Athanasios VII
1130 Feb 17 1137 John XIII
1138 Dec 4 1166 Jul 14 Athanasios VIII
1166 Oct 18 1199 Nov 7 Michael I
1200 1215 Michael II, intruder
1199 Dec 19 1207 Athanasios IX
1208 1220 John XIV
1222 May 22 1252 Jun 14 Ignatios II
1252 Sep 14 1261 Feb 18 Dionysios VII
Concurrent
1252 Dec 4 1261 Feb 18 John XV
1264 Feb 6 1282 Nov 17 Ignatios III
1283 Feb 2 1292 beg July Ignatios IV, Philoxenos
DIVISION OF PATRIARCHATE
WESTERN JACOBITES

(Armenia, Syria)

Simultaneously
1292 Nov 1293 Nov Constantine, Met of Melitene, at Melitine
1292 Nov 1312 Dec 7 Ignatios Michael Barsumas, archimandrite of Gavicatha
1312 1349 Michael Joshua Barsusan
1349 1387 Basil Gabriel
1387 1421 Philoxenos the Serb, bishop of Damascus
1421 1445 Basil Simeon Manaamita

[Last Patriarch of this Series]

EASTERN JACOBITES

(Mesopotamia)

At Mardin
1293 Jan 1 1332 Apr 15 Ignatios V-I Bar Vahib
1332 1365 Jun 4 Ignatios VI-II Ishmael Almaged
1365 1381 Jan Ignatios VII-III Schahab
1381 1412 Ignatios VIII-IV Abraham Bar-Garib
1412 1455 Ignatios IX-V Behena
1455 May 25 1484 Ignatios X-VI Chaleph
1484 1493 Sep Ignatios XI-VII John Bar-Sila
concurrent
1484 ? Ignatios Isa
1493 1509 Jul 28 Ignatios XII-VIII Noah

[continued?]

At Tour-Abdin
1364 Aug 6 1390 Ignatios I Saba of Salacha
1390 1412, chasse by Vizier, m 1421 Ignatios II Joshua Bar-Muta
1412 1420 Ignatios III Masud
1421 1446 Ignatios IV Henoch
1446 1455 Ignatios V Koumas Philoxenos
1455 1466 Ignatios VI Joshua Basil
1466 1489 Ignatios VII Aziz Bar-Sabra
1489 1493 Feb 22 John Bar-Couphar
concurrent
1489 ? Schaba
1493 1495 abdicated Ignatios VIII, Masud

[Last Patriarch at Tour-Abdin]


Notes

 

Note: I am willing to add the names and dates of Patriarchs since the 15th century, if someone will send them to me.

The table presents the following information

Date1: date of election/appointment/installation

Date2: date of death/exile/deposition
Under "Date",

beg = beginning of

btw = between

dep = deposed

end = end of

exile = exiled

prob = probably

Name: Name of holder of position. Since many patriarchs held the title more than once, the (ºnumber) inside parentheses indicates which of various times this particular time is.

Saint: if the holder was later celebrated in calendars.

Feast Day(s): Date on which celebration was/is held.

CAVEATS

Since canonization was long a haphazard affair in the Orthodox Church, the indicated saintliness of the various patriarchs, based on a variety of pieces of information is not meant to be definitive in this listing. Corrections and suggestions welcome.

 

Sources:

c.54-279

Eusebios, History of the Church from Constantine to Christ, trans. G.A. Williamson, (New York: Penguin, 1965), Appendix A:, pp. 415-417

282-1500

Venance Grumel, La Chronologie, Vol. 1 of Traité d'etudes byzantines, ed. Paul Lemerle, (Paris: Presses universitaires de France, 1958), 446-450