Symeon I of Constantinople
Author(s) : Moustakas Konstantinos (6/8/2002)Translation : Velentzas Georgios
For citation: Moustakas Konstantinos, "Symeon I of Constantinople",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=10300>
Monk from Trebizond who first ascended the patriarchal throne in 1466 supported by influential houses of Trebizond before he served for another two periods (1472-1475 and 1482-1485). It was the first time an amount of money had ever been paid to the sultan for the ascension to the patriarchal throne, which became an established practice from then onwards.
Ecumenical Patriarch 1466, 1472-1475, 1482-1485
Date and Place of Death
1485 - Constantinople (possibly)
Date and Place of Birth
between 1400 and 1420 – Τrebizond
Trapezountios (from Trebizond)
1. Life and Work
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