List of Archbishops of Cyprus

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This is a list of Archbishops of the Autocephalous Greek Cypriot Orthodox Church since its foundation with known dates of enthronement:

  • St. Barnabas (45 A.D)
  • Gelassios (325)
  • St. Epiphanios (368)
  • Stavrinos (403)
  • Troilos (431)
  • Reginos (431)
  • Olympios (449)
  • Stavrinos II (457)
  • Anthemios (470)
  • Olympios II (During the reign of Justinian)
  • Philoxenos (During the reign of Justinian)
  • Damianos (During the reign of Justinian)
  • Sophronios (During the reign of Justinian)
  • Gregorios (During the reign of Justinian)
  • Arkadios (During the reign of Justinian)
  • Plutarch (620)
  • Arkadios II (630)
  • Serghios (643)
  • Epiphanios II (681)
  • Ioannis (691)
  • Georgios (750)
  • Constantine (783)
  • Epiphanios III (890)
  • Vasilios
  • Nicholas
  • Ioannis II (1151)
  • Barnabas II (1175)
  • Sophronios II (1191)
  • Isaias (1209)
  • Neophytos (1222)
  • Georgios II (1254)
  • Germanos (1260)

During the Lusignan and later Venetian rule from 1260-1571 the Church of Cyprus ceased to be autocephalous and came under the direct rule of the Papacy, its fourteen Dioceses was reduced to four until 1571 when the Ottomans, as a sign of goodwill to the Greeks of the island and for expedient administrative reasons, restored to the Orthodox Church of Cyprus all its previous privileges and rights.

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