Anthimos III of Constantinople
Author(s) : Stamatopoulos Dimitrios (3/9/2002)Translation : Koutras Nikolaos
For citation: Stamatopoulos Dimitrios, "Anthimos III of Constantinople",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7271>
A prelate who started off as a deacon in the ecumenical patriarchate, then served as metropolitan of Smyrna, finally ascending to the patriarchal throne of Constantinople. As the metropolitan of Smyrna he saw to the repair of many churches and the education of the Greek Orthodox community, while as ecumenical patriarch he served in a very difficult period, when the Greek War of Independence was underway.
Greek-Orthodox Patriarch of Constantinople
Date and Place of Death
Smyrna - 1842
Date and Place of Birth
Naxos – 1st half of the 18th century
Vdellas or Avdellas
1. Birth – career
2. Metropolitan of Smyrna
3. Ecumenical patriarch
4. After the patriarchal term
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