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Jeremiah II of Constantinople
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(1536, Anchialos – Sep, 1595, Constantinople), patriarch of Constantinople (1572–1579, 1580–1584, 1587–1595), contributed to the consolidation of Orthodoxy with important decisions: in his correspondence with Tübingen theologians (1573–1581) concerning the Confessio Augustana Graeca (Augsburg) he had been sent, he rejected their positions in three written responses. In 1583 and 1593, he refused to adopt the calendar reforms of Gregory XIII and a new edition of the Union and effected reconciliation with the Russian Church by recognizing it…

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Ohme, Heinz, “Jeremiah II of Constantinople”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 15 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_10802>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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