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Constantius of Sinai
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(1770, Constantinople – Jan 5, 1859, Constantinople) was the nephew of the Sinai bishop Cyril II and officiated as archbishop of Sinai from 1804 until his death in 1859. He studied at Constantinople, Iaşi, and Kiev, and was afterwards known as “the Byzantine” on account of his education. In 1795, he became a Sinai monk in Cairo and, in 1797, abbot of the subsidiary monastery in Kiev. In 1804, he was appointed archbishop of Sinai as Constantius II. He took over St. Catherine's mona…

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Petzolt, Martin, “Constantius of Sinai”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_12130>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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