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Chrysanthos Notaras
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(c. 1663, Arachova, Peloponnese – Feb 7, 1731, Constantinople), patriarch of Jerusalem (1707–1731). He studied at the Patriarchal Academy in Constantinople; years later, he resumed his studies in Padua (1697–1700) and then for a few months in Paris. In 1702, he was consecrated metropolitan of Caesarea; in 1707, he became the successor of his deceased uncle, the patriarch Dositheus of Jerusalem, whose patronage had proved decisive. Like his uncle before him, Chrysanthos endeavored to reach a settlement regarding the property of the Orthodox…

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Kraft, Ekkehard, “Chrysanthos Notaras”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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