07 Works, Today, April 10th, is Gregory V of Constantinople’s day, With Footnotes – #97

Patriarch Gregory V of Constantinople
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Gregory V (Georgios Angelopoulos), (1746ā€“22 April 1821) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1797 to 1798, from 1806 to 1808 and from 1818 to 1821. He was responsible for much restoration work to the Patriarchal Cathedral of St George, which had been badly damaged by fire in 1738ā€¦

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07 Works, Today, April 10th, is Gregory V of Constantinople’s day, With Footnotes – #97

Patriarch Gregory V of Constantinople (1)
Patriarch Gregory V of Constantinople

Gregory V (Georgios Angelopoulos), (1746ā€“22 April 1821) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1797 to 1798, from 1806 to 1808 and from 1818 to 1821. He was responsible for much restoration work to the Patriarchal Cathedral of St George, which had been badly damaged by fire in 1738.

The Patriarch was not only the head of the Greek churches but the secular ruler of the Greek people, bound by oath to respect the authority of the Sultanā€¦

 

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